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July 23, 2012
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Interactive Etymology Quiz

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  1. July 24, 2012 12:42 am

    I think I had a similar score. I don’t remember the exact score.


  2. July 24, 2012 4:15 am

    I got 8 of 10 — blew “wiki” and “minestrone.” But what am I supposed to know from wiki? I studied linguistics in the 70s and I’m not sure wiki is in the OUD even yet.

    Oddly I had an etymological night terror last night. Seriously.


  3. WeeRascal permalink
    July 24, 2012 9:25 am

    I wonder what the etymology of etomology is …


  4. bigbadjohnnyp permalink
    July 24, 2012 9:55 am

    8 out of 10 – the wonders of guesswork.


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