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Strawberry Etymology

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Mabon, The Witch's Thanksgiving
To Autumn O Autumn. Laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof, there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance, Sing now the lusty song...
Holidays >> Mabon
Loki
Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Isa
Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Basics of Magick: The Use of Color in Magick
White | Silver | Grey | Pink | Red | Purple | Brown | Blue | Green | Yellow | Gold | Black In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles,...
Symbology >> Colorology

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Monthly etymology gleanings for March 2015
One fine morning a faithful reader of this blog asked: “What is the origin of the word strawberry?” Before enlarging on this much-discussed moribund topic, I would like to quote another passage.
What I was taught
Someone asked on Facebook what the origin story is for the game of dingball. “This is what I was taught…” Dingball actually has a rather embarassing backstory for the... dingball.
Etymology gleanings for January 2016
What an impeccable Slavic etymology of this obscure word! Another correspondent decided that I did not know how to spell loose and lose. I posted a rejoinder and explained that the misspelling had occurred in the text I quoted.
Monthly etymology gleanings for June 2015
A glance at the bird frigate, as it appears in Wikipedia, will show that this bird has a bright red throat pouch which bears a strong resemblance to the strawberry.
Mary Janes Were Originally Worn by Little Boys
Though versions of this particular footwear style had been around for some time, this particular etymology came about in the early 1900's with the popularity of Richard Outcault's comic strip Buster Brown.

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