Most of the time, you will find today’s word, soupçon, written with a cedilla, that little curly-cue found at the bottom of the letter c. That’s because it is a French word, and in French the way of indicating that the c is pronounced using the s sound is to put the cedilla there. We don’t […]
AVATAR: the descent of a deity to the earth in an incarnate form or some manifest shape; the incarnation of a god.
Before you write to tell me that I’ve already talked about the movie, Avatar, let me explain. This post is not about the movie, Avatar; it is about the word, avatar. I was not aware of the fact that the word was a noun in existence prior to the movie. It turns out that it […]