Monday, May 13, 2013

Fact of the Day: Ottawa

The capital of Canada, Ottawa's name comes from an Algonquin word "adawe" which means "to trade". 

17 comments:

Aunt Mary said...

O.k THAT IS AN INTERESTING FACT :)

AuL Howler said...

new knowledge
I just heard about it from you

thanks!

Pilar Domínguez said...

Interesting fact.Kisses:)

Unknown said...

thanks for the interesting info

MEcoy said...

this blog sure seems to be an encyclolipedia

DWei said...

And trade they did.

Unknown said...

Had no idea what it meant

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Sounds about right!

Meitzeu said...

to trade.

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Holy Ghost Writer said...

Literally trade they do

Emmylou said...

I'm Canadian, and I didn't even know that this is what Ottawa means:P

d. said...

:))

Christine said...

why did I never know that, and I live in Canada!

Dana said...

Love all these facts! Happy Monday, Adam.

A Beer for the Shower said...

And now I can proudly say I know something about Canada that doesn't involve hockey or beer!

Anna-Alina said...

hmmm cool fact of the day

Theresa Mahoney said...

Interesting fact of the day :)