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PostSubject: Etymology Thu May 25, 2017 8:08 pm

Fun facts about words and their origins.

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PostSubject: Re: Etymology Thu May 25, 2017 8:10 pm

Tie, what the French call cravate = from Croatian.
Croatian mercenaries that used to wear ties, as their distinguishing marker.

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PostSubject: Re: Etymology Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:40 am

Cosmopolitan, from the Greek Κοσμοπολίτης = a citizen of the cosmos.

Not only a citizen of the earth, and its inhabitants, and their cultures and civilizations, but of the entire cosmos.
Another way of saying - citizen, or member of a city within world/nature.

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