Sunday, January 27, 2019

Fact of the Day: Museum

The English word museum comes from the Greek word mouseion, meaning "seat of the muses". 

13 comments:

Kay said...

Interesting...

Christine said...

interesting

Margaret D said...

Interesting and something I didn't know.

Bob Bushell said...

Good news.

Pat Hatt said...

Muses sure flow

Elisabeth said...

As I love museums, I love this post! I think it's on point! Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving me such a kind comment :)

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E from Helsinki, Finland
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RO said...

Interesting info. It's cool to see where words come from. Happy National Chocolate Cake Day! RO

Sami said...

Interesting info. Have a lovely Sunday.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

That makes sense!

Martha said...

That's cool.

Mary Kirkland said...

I've been to a few of the museums here in Las Vegas.

Kirk said...

I assumed it came from the word "muse", but did not know about the seat part.

Fundy Blue said...

I dearly love museums!