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Cool resource for a word junkie

I just stumbled on this today:

Online Etymology Dictionary

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php

This is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English. Etymologies are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago.
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