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:

  1. 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

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  2. 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.

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  3. Oh very interesting fact darling
    xx

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  4. My grandson love trains. Neat info.

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

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  6. 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

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  7. Thank you for the info!

    All the best Jan

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  8. 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

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