Monthly Archives: November 2017

Etymology of Being : David McLendon

  c. 1300, “condition, state, attrition of existence: an irritation” ; “presence, fact of existing, a room without windows or door; a so-called room of impossible weather” early 14c., “existence,” from Sense of  “that which physically exists, person or object or animal … Continue reading

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Etymology of Throw : David McLendon

    “to project, propel,” c. 1300 from Old English ]brawan “to twist, turn, writhe, curl – to recoil i.e. to torque one’s body, through time, inward i.e. forward, in a so-called untoward manner” – past tense ]breow, past participle … Continue reading

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