Monday, May 13, 2019

Fact of the Day: Greek Arrows

The English word toxic came to English via Latin, but the Latin word ultimately comes from the Greek word toxon which meant "bow" in English. The later use of poison arrows in early history would help influence the word.  

6 comments:

Sami said...

Oh, yes the poisoned arrows! Thanks for the info, I had no idea.

Margaret D said...

Interesting how words came about.

Pat Hatt said...

Sure let that one fly

Anonymous said...

Wow that’s interesting,,

Christine said...

Interesting

Martha said...

That is interesting