Here is an online dictionary that will teach you the etymology of words. Etymology is the history of words and how the meaning has changed over time.  This is a great way to understand why some words have their current meaning especially when sometimes the word has many different meanings.  I really like etymology and I try to include this useful and helpful information in my class whenever possible.  Now you can check out the history of your favorite word!

http://www.etymonline.com/

Ok back to class!!

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