Etymology is the study of the origin of words and how the meaning of words has changed over the course of history. Let’s get meta and take the word “etymology” as an example. “Etymology” derives from the Greek word etumos, meaning “true.”
Cappuccino (Origin: Italian/German) Next time you’re trying to flirt with someone at your local coffee shop, impress them with this whimsical anecdote about the origin of the word cappuccino: it’s the diminutive form of the word cappuccio, which means “hood” in Italian. Wondering what the link is between a (little) hood and a cappuccino? One must look no further than the Capuchin Monks, whose hooded habits were a dark, oak brown similar to the color of a good cappuccino.
The true art of Reading a poetry Is to feel a fire in your bones Yet ache to burn But here's a toast To a gypsy's song Hawker's chant Pauper's tears To the things not noticed Here's a toast To the poems Half-written, To the words Half-felt.
The city's heavy With saudades Of tired souls And biased stars Of a December sky I shall end up being a surrogate Of dead hearts And tell you, My dear friend This poem is a blueprint Of all the faces You've loved and left And if you feel a flicker, While reading these words Know that it's a greater flare Blazing within my heart.