Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Fact of the Day: Animals

The word "animal" is derived from the Latin word "animalis" meaning "having breath". 

27 comments:

  1. I guess they have to breathe too.

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  2. Interesting fact.

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  3. The "Ha" is the breath of life!

    ALO-HA from Honolulu
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  4. I didn't know this. Interesting, Adam! Greetings, Joke

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  5. Very interesting!"anima" means also soul. I thought it has to do with it. Kisses:)

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  6. Nice!!

    kiss,Elle
    http://redischic.blogspot.it/

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  7. Pretty neat stuff.
    I know I could look it up...but what about "plant?"

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  8. Simple but learned again.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  9. Very beautiful bird with beautiful colors.

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  10. very interesting! I love the total outfit. Great post!

    xoxo;
    Into The Blush, a Beauty Blog by Kenny.

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  11. Going with Pilars statement about it meaning "soul" how does the church respond to that? Seeing as some of them feel animals don't have souls?

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  12. A handsome bird...and very glad to know the meaning of "animal".
    Thanks for all your info. :)

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  13. Ooh it's so interesting, a great part of the Italian vocabulary words came from latin!

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  14. So interesting!!!.. Thanks for sharing.. Cheers!!!..

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  15. really? having breath. that's kind of poetic.

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