The Etymological Origins of the F-Word

Oxford University Press Blog has an interesting post on the etymological origins of the F-word. It offers interesting insight into the development of the English language and also explores the word’s connection to capitalism in the early modern period.

If you’re squeamish about R-rated language, the article does use the F-word and its possible etymological variations. Sometimes, it pays to state the obvious.

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