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:

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Interesting and something I didn't know

Pat Hatt said...

Teenage mutant ninja tortoises doesn't have the same ring

Christine said...

Interesting.

Gloria Baker said...

I love turtles they are amazing !

Martha said...

That is interesting

Fundy Blue said...

The history of language is really interesting.

RO said...

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