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Travel to Greece To Learn the Etymology of English

Books: ‘Greek To Me: Adventures Of The Comma Queen’

Mary Norris’s new book, “Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen,” takes readers on a personal voyage across the wine-dark seas of Greek history, mythology, geography and especially etymology, a word that derives from the Greek ἐτυµολογία (etumología), itself from ἔτυµον (étumon), meaning “true sense,” and the suffix -logia, denoting “the study of.”

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