sprouts

From Geoff Nathan on ADS-L, theĀ Pearls Before Swine cartoon from yesterday: Geoff offered Rat’s derivation of sprouts as a prime example of of etymythology, and that it certainly is. Discussion on the strip’s site, meanwhile, took up the question of sprouts ‘sprouted seeds used as an ingredient or accompaniment in food preparation’ vs. sprouts ‘Brussels … Continue reading sprouts