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Etymology

~winter

It's probably not a familiar word if you're an American, maybe more of a British/Canadian thing, but today I learned that "Tory" (as a nickname for Conservatives) is derived from the Irish t├│raidhe; appropriately, "bandit".


jr

that's super interesting! i consume a lot of british media so i've heard it plenty of times hahaha. word origins are so fascinating to me...

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zampano

I came across this little tidbit the other day, and definitely thought it was funny (even if I don't live in the UK). Also appropriate in light of one of my favorite podcasts recently doing a 4-part series on the Troubles:

Part 1
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