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.