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Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Etymologic

A fun little word game. Try it.

8 comments:

ZW said...

9/10, baby, yeah! The "toughest" word game on the web it ain't, but good fun. And now I know the origin of "coach." Calloo, callay!

Brenda Schmidt said...

7/10. Bah. C'mom, the origin of "hippopotamus?!"

GM said...

10/10. My words were oddly geared toward the old west for some reason. And I guessed on Mumbo Jumbo.

Brenda Schmidt said...

Bah. It's just my luck to be sandwiched between two wise guys! :)

ZW said...

C'mon, Brenda, everyone knows that a hippopotamus is a water horse! Sheesh.

Brenda Schmidt said...

Ya ya. Ugliest dam horse I've ever seen...

ZW said...

No, no, now you're thinking of beavers. Or maybe that's just me...

Brenda Schmidt said...

ha! :)