The French origin of popular English words

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

In their latest video, linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O'Neill (previously) showcase the etymology of a series of words of French origin in the English language.
English has borrowed a lot of words from French, but some words come from whole French phrases. Even if you speak French, you may have never noticed the connection.

Arika Okrent
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