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Discussion in 'Environment' started by misterflew, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. misterflew
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    Anybody know latin roots and stuff? You can pull words apart that way. So, when I see En I think of the corrupted EnRon, and when I see viro I think I haven't had a flu shot yet, I see ment, well, haven't brushed my teeth and could use some mint. I like the environment clean could do without the Ron part.

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    Environ + Ment
    Ment has a Latin root - mentum - it changes a verb to noun
    Environ has a Middle English root - online dictionaries are your friend.
     

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