[LMB] When World-Views Collide, books

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Fri Jan 7 20:26:21 GMT 2022



> On Jan 7, 2022, at 7:43 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 7 Jan 2022 05:54:41 -0500, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com <mailto:proto at panix.com>>
> wrote:
> 
>> WSB cod-etymolog????????
> 
> When people make up seemingly-plausible origins for words and phrases
> that appeal to people on a narrative level but have no support from
> reality.  AKA folk etymology.

<SNIP>
> 
> 
> --
> For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.  - Virginia Woolf
> 


Is that sig an example of cod-etymology?
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