Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Fact of the Day: Latin Train

The English word train ultimately is derived from the Latin word trahere which means "pull" or "draw". 

12 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

And pull it will, even up hill.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Well, it's appropriate then.

Christine said...

Interesting.

Susie said...

Adam, Are you my little baby brother?? LOL You already know I love anything to do with flight and now look you post about trains. I absolutely love trains...only not waiting at the crossings LOL Don't you love to hear the train whistles. ? There's a whistle code at the crossings. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

Red said...

The snowy photo reminds me of winter and trains here. Yes , I like trains. One summer I worked for 10 weeks on rail way maintenance.

Martha said...

Fits very well.

Sakuranko said...

Oh very interesting fact darling
xx

Mary Kirkland said...

My grandson love trains. Neat info.

happyone said...

Didn't know that but it makes perfect sense. My husband loves trains. : )

Lisa said...

I just learned something new. Thank you. I have never minded being stuck waiting for a train to pass as I love to watch them.
Lisa

Lowcarb team member said...

Thank you for the info!

All the best Jan

RO said...

Very cool! I had friend who collected trains as a kid, and it sure was an expensive hobby. But the creations he made were phenomenal! Hugs...RO