RDP Saturday – Fabulist
late 16th century: from French fabuliste, from Latin fabula (see fable).
One definition of today’s word: a liar, especially a person who invents elaborate, dishonest stories. 516 more words
Old English wice, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch week and German Woche, from a base probably meaning ‘sequence, series.’
Well, however they got named, or wherever those names came from, I’ve been learning something about weeks lately. 346 more words
1754: coined by Horace Walpole, suggested by The Three Princes of Serendip, the title of a fairy tale in which the heroes “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.” 153 more words