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Handicap

Post by Erik_Kowal » Sat Jun 08, 2013 10:48 am

Site visitors might like to know that there's a very interesting new posting about the origin of the term 'handicap' on etymologist Michael Quinion's World Wide Words website.
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Re: Handicap

Post by Wizard of Oz » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:59 am

.. it always did pose a problem how cap before hand did a flip to become hand before cap .. but never let words get in the way of a good heart puller etymology I say ..

WoZ flip flopping
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Signature: "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."

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