Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Fact of the Day: Journey

The English word journey is derived from the Old French word jornee. The word roughly means "a day's travel" in English. 

13 comments:

The Happy Whisk said...

Groovy.

Bob Bushell said...

I thought that.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Very cool

Emmylou said...

Bonjour:D

Debra She Who Seeks said...

That makes sense because "jour" means "day" in French.

Pat Hatt said...

Usually doesn't take a day any more

Pilar Domínguez said...

Jornada in Spanish, I guess it comes from latin. Kisses:)

stephen Hayes said...

That's a wonderfully bucolic painting.

Linda said...

Lovely painting. And "Bonne journee" is used often for "have a good day". :)

Jax said...

Oui oui oui!!!

Christine said...

A journey all right.

Anonymous said...

Pretty painting.

Kay said...

Interesting because I always think of journey as something that requires many days.