Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Fact of the Day: French Turtles

The English word turtle gets it's name from a mix of the French word tortue (French word for turtle) and the English word tortoise. The word turtle came about during the mid 16th century. 

7 comments:

  1. Teenage mutant ninja tortoises doesn't have the same ring

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  2. The history of language is really interesting.

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  3. Had no clue about that, and it's very interesting. I remember having a pet turtle as a kid. Hugs...RO

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