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Money, Geese, and Warnings: Linguistic Connections You Won't Believe!

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Would you believe me if I told you that the word “money,” something so valued and coveted, actually traces its roots back to a flock of geese?


In episode 36 of the Vocabbett podcast, we dive into the “mon” root and some of its derivatives, words like “premonition” and “monetize.”



You won’t believe the route this root has taken! : ) Plus, it’s a great place to start your study of etymology. 


If you prefer, I also made a little video with some pictures!



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