Sunday, December 9, 2018

Fact of the Day: Doctor Teacher

The English word doctor comes from the Latin word of the same spelling, which meant "teacher". 

7 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Some still need to be taught

Elisabeth said...

Interesting, I guess it makes sense. I think, however, that we have many different teachers in our lives. Thank you for stopping by my blog, and leaving me a kind comment!

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Christine said...

Interesting.

Martha said...

Oh, interesting!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I guess that's why PhDs get called "Doctor" too.

Mary Kirkland said...

Huh, that's kinda neat though.

Al said...

Interesting - we should listen to our doctors and our teachers!