Sunday, June 11, 2006

International etymology

A damn fine weekend spent with D + K in Harrogate saw us in a pub, and winning 3rd place in the quiz. Random words:

  • Maverick - renegade Texas cattle rancher whi refused to brand cattle
  • Quisling - fascist Norwegian dictator in WW2
  • urge - related to Greek εργο (work) as in Metallurgy: metal-working


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