True Is Old

I love the website Daily Writing Tips. It is a wealth of information for the writer. I thought today’s link was interesting.

Our word true is one of the oldest in the language. It may derive from a Proto-Indo-European word for tree. A well-rooted tree is strong, steadfast and firm.  By the time the word entered Old English as triewe, it had acquired the meaning “faithful” or “trustworthy.” Click here to learn more.

Leeann

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