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Word Origins
A discussion regarding the origin of words.
# 126511 | 1,250 words | 25 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (General) , History (General) , Linguistics (General) , Language (General)

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This paper discusses the study of etymology and various elementary, high school, and college/university-level courses on the subject, as well as online resources and books that pertain.

From the Paper:

"The origin of words is one of the most fascinating studies in the liberal arts curriculum. Many English words have a long and checkered history in which they were derived from words in other languages or arose out of unusual circumstances. The word buckaroo for example comes from the Spanish word for cowboy vaquero which has a Latin root word of vacca meaning cow. Vaquero spoken with the Spanish pronunciation that turns v's into b's sounds very much like buckaroo. The study of ..."

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