Monday, November 19, 2012

Fact of the Day: Great Armada

In the context of the English language, an armada is a great fleet of ships. Which makes sense as the word means "navy" in Spanish and Portuguese.

7 comments:

Karen Baldwin said...

Living here in Mexico, I'm seeing many roots of English words.

A Beer for the Shower said...

Now suddenly I understand the Nissan Armada, which is the size of a great fleet of ships.

Riot Kitty said...

Interesting! And I am laughing @ ABFTS...

Christine said...

oh really!

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake said...

Love the graphic...and bit of trivia :) Have a great Thanksgiving!

DEZMOND said...

it's a very scary word.

metalpark_73189 said...

interesting