What does the word lord have to do with bread? How is smile related to mirror? Why is Donald such an appropriate name for an American president?
These and 363 other questions are answered in the
Etymology Calendar of 2020. This popular scientific calendar provides an insight into the fascinating world of historical linguistics for anyone with an interest in languages. It treats the surprising histories behind words you use on a daily basis, but also contains interesting developments from tens of other languages. An essential collection of etymological trivia for every language enthusiast!
Etymology Calendar is interesting for readers without linguistic background or knowledge of foreign languages. However, even experienced linguists will gain many surprising new insights.