|From:||Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>|
|Date:||Friday, September 5, 2008, 15:57|
Den 5. sep. 2008 kl. 16.17 skreiv Eldin Raigmore:
> Where did the word "Celadon" come from?
> If it came into English from French or Arabic or Sanskrit,
> how did it get into French or Arabic or Sanskrit (as the case may be)?
Wikipedia mentions several theories, of which I like Saladin the
best. Wouldn't take much corruption to turn that into celadon. Just
stress the second syllable, and there you have it.
Anyway, I really like the word, one of my favourites.
Another favourite is smegma....