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Tag: words

  • Brouhaha


    Brouhaha: The cry of the devil disguised as clergy. I had occasion to learn the etymology of brouhaha in the context of church politics. Haha! Kudos to the journalist who used the word—and to the editor who apparently decided it was inappropriate. :-D

  • Lawyer = Cojones?

    I like words. Thanks to Roger L. Simon, I have a new blog to visit. Done with Mirrors posts a “Carnival of the Etymologies” every Thursday with useful information like this: When the Spanish in the New World encountered a delicious oily tropical fruit the Aztecs called ahuakatl, they called it by the word they…