Monday, January 30, 2012

Etymology man

You'll see this everywhere, but still ... today's xkcd. Click to embiggen.


2 comments:

Kathryn said...

Ben Zimmer had an NPR spot on 'tsunami': http://www.npr.org/2011/03/18/134600508/history-of-tsunami-the-word-and-the-wave

Mr. Verb said...

Yeah, probably part of the inspiration for the strip. If so, it's good to see a nod to one of the heroes of this blog.