Posts tagged "etymology"


By Aishah Macgill Shampoo. It has sunk into the psyche of us English speaking peeps like we invented the word. Did we? No. It is a Hindi word, originally from champo, meaning Read More -->

The Etymolgy of Words

by Aishah Macgill I have a long held fascination with the origin of words and phrases. Like the old story of why we say "bless you" when someone sneezes.  In case you don't already know, it stems Read More -->