Saturday, August 1, 2015

Fact of the Day; Cookie

The English word cookie is derived from the Dutch word koekje. It means "little cake" in English. 

16 comments:

The Happy Whisk said...

Neato.

Kay said...

I had a Dutch neighbor who did point out the similarities in some of the Dutch language to English. He didn't mention this one though.

DEZMOND said...

and those look lovely.... I never know what's more fun to make cakes or cookies

Margaret D said...

Really....we call cakes, cakes and biscuits, biscuits...

Pat Hatt said...

I guess some are like little cakes

Moscow Blogger said...

so tasty))

Christine said...

Your cookie photo is distracting, yum!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Well that makes sense.

John M said...

It's a good description for cookies.

Mary Kirkland said...

Well now I want cookies.

bj said...

OOO, and I do love cookies.....just any kind.
xo

Unknown said...

This is awesome, i had no idea !
xoxo

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Sandra Cox said...

Little cake. I like that. Enjoy your Saturday, Adam.

stephen Hayes said...

Didn't know. I'm so poor with languages.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Tasty, no matter what they are called :)

Gloria Baker said...

I love this Adam! And of course I dont had any idea:)but you always show me new things!:)