Saturday, July 4, 2015

Fact of the Day: Fossil

The English word fossil comes from the Latin fossilis which means "dug up". 

19 comments:

  1. True as can be. nothing wrong with being literal

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  2. Kewl:D Happy 4th to you and Daisy!

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  3. Fascinating. I never knew that. Thanks Adam and Happy 4th of July.

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  4. You never know what's coming when you start digging. Happy Independence Day to you and Daisy and your family.

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  5. Dug up, hum, makes me think...........

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  6. I learned something today! Happy 4th.

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  7. We have so many words originating from Latin. I am so old I remember when they used to say the Catholic mass in Latin. I actually took and passed Latin in high school but then I did like languages.

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  8. I think it might be cool to find a fossil.

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    1. I see one every day when I wake up in the early morning. It's scary, I tell ya.

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  9. Its great to learn something new, thanks for sharing.

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  10. I wish I remembered more of my eight years of Latin.

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  11. Gracious! That's another thing I didn't know.

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