Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Fact of the Day: Italian Balloon

The English word balloon is derived from the French word balloon and the Italian word ballone, both of them referred to an old game with a inflated ball made of leather. 

7 comments:

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Interesting

RO said...

That's pretty cool. Every year they do this HUGE balloon event here in NC that brings people out from everywhere! Hugs...RO

Emmylou said...

I would love to do the hot air balloon thing someday.

Marg said...

Those balloons are fun to see. That is a pretty one.

Martha said...

Makes sense!

Christine said...

Interesting!

Pat Hatt said...

Not that much of a ball though