Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fact of the Day: Germanic Shark

The English word shark comes from the Germanic word schurke which meant "worthless rogue".  

8 comments:

  1. And that word is still used in German!

    -Kati
    Almost Stylish

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  2. It may have something to say about the worthless part

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  3. I wonder if that one reality show would get as high ratings if it were called Worthless Rogue Tank.

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  4. Heh. I have this mental image of a shark sighting and people screaming, "Ruthless rogue. Ruthless rogue." :)

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  5. LOL Kirk above said exactly what I was thinking.

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  6. oh wow,,,I never knew that,, they are ruthless, but worthless, scientists would probably give us all the reasons they are useful but my world would be fine without them!!

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