Sunday, November 18, 2018

Fact of the Day: Rebel War

The word rebel came into English via the Old French word rebelle which itself came from the Latin word rebellis. The ultimate root word was the Latin word bellum which meant "war".  

8 comments:

shwet said...

Sounds interesting!!!!
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Pat Hatt said...

Sure went through quite the rollover

Elisabeth said...

Hmm, that's interesting, how words can kind of lose their meaning on the way. Thank you for stopping by my blog :)

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Christine said...

Interesting.

NanaDiana said...

Love your facts you share here, Adam. I hope you and Daisy have a great day- Diana

Bob Bushell said...

Great info Adam.

Gloria Baker said...

really interesting Adam!

Martha said...

Good to know. Interesting info.