Generally, in the English language, a word has either a story or a root. In today’s discussion of etymologies, we cover both categories.
Do you know the story of the word “maudlin”? It originated in the Bible.
How about “bedlam”? There’s a pretty cool story behind it.
5 minutes 18 seconds
Don’t Miss These Points…
- A word either has a story or roots from a previous parent language (0:45)
- The story of the word “maudlin” (1:07)
- The story of the word “bedlam” (2:03)
- Word roots and Greg (2:51)