Earlier today, I got into a discussion about the evolution of the English language. As many of you guys probably know, English is a Germanic language with a lot of words that have Latin roots, thanks to the Norman invasion of England way back when.
We started thinking of words with Anglo-Saxon (or other Germanic language) roots that have synonyms with Latin roots. Here are the ones we’ve thought of so far:
Heavenly and celestial
Blue and azure
Green and verdant
Kin and family
Understand and comprehend
Godly and divine (That one’s kind of stretching it, but I think it’s close enough.)
Can you guys think of more?
Mods–I wasn’t sure whether to put this thread in IMHO or The Game Room. Feel free to move it, if you’d like.