Sunday, September 27, 2015

Fact of the Day: Pledge

The English word "wedding" is derived from the Germanic wed which means "pledge" in English. 

11 comments:

Jo said...

Really? Wow... It's amazing how the words are so different yet also have similar underlying meaning! Thanx for sharing. I learn something new every day.

Jo
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Bob Bushell said...

Nothing like it.

Pat Hatt said...

Makes sense, never knew it though

Dascha said...

Wow, did not knew this!

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Margaret D said...

Really! It's interesting how you think of these things to post...it's education, well speaking for myself..

Anna and Klaudia said...

It's interesting news :)
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RaeAbigael said...

that's interesting!

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Interesting. .Have a nice day.. :-))

Martha said...

Oh, I didn't know that. Cool.

bj said...

I didn't know that...

stephen Hayes said...

Seems logical.