Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Fact of the Day: Aardvark

The word aardvark is derived from a South African dialect of Dutch from words that mean "earth pig" in English. 

12 comments:

Kay said...

And here I thought it would have something to do with ants...

DEZMOND said...

oooh I never knew their name before!

Pat Hatt said...

That's a new one to me

Stephanie Faris said...

And it always seems to be the first word in any alphabetical list that it's on!

Christine said...

Interesting.

Margaret D said...

Oh really...still learning

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Interesting!

Anonymous said...

Aardvarks are cool. Interesting fact!

Sharon said...

Yep! The Dutch word is aardvarken!

stephen Hayes said...

It's the only word I know that begins with two "As".

Linda said...

I love their long ears. :)

Linda said...

I love their long ears. :)