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Word Origins and Their Romantic Stories
Word Origins and Their Romantic Stories
Author: Wilfred Funk
ex. of item listed for "Humor" : — We borrowed it from latin, meaning liquid. The ancient philosophers believed that four liquids entered into the makeup of our bodies, and that our temperment (temperamentum,"mixture") was determined by the proportions of these four fluids,or humors, which they listed as blood, phlegm, bile, and black bile. If yo...  more »
ISBN: 224705
Publication Date: 1950
Pages: 432
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