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Where is "entrepreneur" borrowed from?
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Where is "entrepreneur" borrowed from?
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It's French!
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It's French!
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Where did English borrow the word "fest"--like a party or festival--from?
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Where did English borrow the word "fest"--like a party or festival--from?
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It's German! Doesn't Oktoberfest ring a bell?
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It's German! Doesn't Oktoberfest ring a bell?
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What language was this "mammoth" word borrowed from?
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What language was this "mammoth" word borrowed from?
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Russian!
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Russian!
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Where does the word "genre," like categories of literature, come from?
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Viva la France!
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Viva la France!
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Where does the beautiful dance (and word!) "waltz" come from?
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Where does the beautiful dance (and word!) "waltz" come from?
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Where does the beautiful dance (and word!) "waltz" come from?
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Where does the beautiful dance (and word!) "waltz" come from?
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What does this long word for small schoolchildren come from: "Kindergarten"?
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What does this long word for small schoolchildren come from: "Kindergarten"?
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You might not have learned this in kindergarten, but the word is German!
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You might not have learned this in kindergarten, but the word is German!
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The famous period of art and science was known as the "Renaissance"; where does that word originate?
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The famous period of art and science was known as the "Renaissance"; where does that word originate?
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Surprise! It's another French word.
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Surprise! It's another French word.
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Where is the word "typhoon" borrowed from?
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Where is the word "typhoon" borrowed from?
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It's Chinese!
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It's Chinese!
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Where did English pick up the word "patio"?
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Where did English pick up the word "patio"?
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"Patio" is from Spanish!
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"Patio" is from Spanish!
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What about the word "khaki"?
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What about the word "khaki"?
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It's a Hindi word!
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It's a Hindi word!
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"Plaza"?
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"Plaza"?
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"Plaza"?
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"Plaza"?
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Where do we get "moped," as in the bike?
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Where do we get "moped," as in the bike?
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Where do we get "moped," as in the bike?
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Where do we get "moped," as in the bike?
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Where was the word "tsunami" borrowed from?
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Where was the word "tsunami" borrowed from?
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"Tsunami" comes from Japanese!
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"Tsunami" comes from Japanese!
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And where did "paparazzi" come from?
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And where did "paparazzi" come from?
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The word's Italian, of course!
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The word's Italian, of course!
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Finally, where does English (and the Internet!) get "avatar" from?
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Finally, where does English (and the Internet!) get "avatar" from?
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It's Sanskrit!
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It's Sanskrit!
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