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Latest: Words, n'stuff

My son once asked me: "who decided house was house?". Was it invented? Why start with a 'h'? What's with the sound? Who came up with that?

As a kid I always wondered why the word "women" contained the word "men" and who decided that "men" would some claim over the word "women" (probably a man if I were to place a bet!).

Still, words are weird. Nevermore so than in technology.

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