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OS1 veprl, Lett vepris 'boar' (with an unexplained V-, derived by some etymologists (G 666) < *wep- 'throw, sprinkle (semen)' (<*[h.
Arguing his unique stance, "The Buzz About Bees" is utterly intriguing and a very high recommendation for both etymologists and non-specialist general readers alike.
Some etymologists believe the phrase comes from the haphazard way pigs crowd together with no apparent hierarchy.
It originates from the Old French form of a Germanic name which, according to some etymologists, means God's peace.
Members in the 118-year-old organization include linguists, lexicographers, etymologists, grammarians, historians, researchers, writers, authors, editors, professors, university students, and independent scholars.
The ADS, whose members include linguists, etymologists and grammarians, is an 118-year-old organization that has crowned a word of the year for the past 18 years.