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6 Answered Questions for the topic Origins

09/29/19

Is the song "Mabel Grey" by Brown Bird an allusion to a real ship?

The song [Mabel Grey, by Brown Bird](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E81QKkid4o) contains peculiar lyrics. The lyrics are awfully specific about what happened to this ship, which is a common... more
Origins History Chinese

07/12/19

What is the meaning of Sage in respect of eastern folklore?

I am looking for a more concrete definition of what an eastern sage is and an explanation of the background of the eastern sage. Many translations of eastern martial arts feature sages. They are... more
Origins English Language

05/11/19

How did the Spanish language develop?

05/11/19

What is the origin of the word, "tribology"?

Origins English Reading

05/11/19

What is the origin of the word 'pavilion'?

Origins English Latin

04/12/19

What is the origin of the word 'companion'?

The origin of words is often the most fascinating thing about language!

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