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More butterflies

From:Remi Villatel <maxilys@...>
Date:Thursday, November 3, 2005, 23:27
Remi Villatel wrote:

> I don't know but my memory --which is what it's worth-- tells me that > the word butterfly arose from the fact that English speaking people in > Middle-Age thought that these flying bugs were attracted by butter > because of the yellowish color of the very common butterflies.
I quote myself to add something: Maybe what I wrote was also a myth, but then it was very close from reality. ;-) Note to myself: etymology without an "h" because it comes from Latine --even if it originates from Greek. ;-) -- ================== Remi Villatel ==================


Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>