Posted in Language/Linguistics, Other, Quick Reads, Weekly Word Nerd Challenge, Words

Weekly Word Nerd Challenge – Week 13

Every Sunday, I post a word-related challenge for you to do that week. If you do the challenge and post your results on your blog, please link back and tag it with #wwnc.

Research the etymology of these words.

Guess and/or look up the language(s) of origin of these words. Click this text to view.
  1. Moose
  2. Hundred
  3. Down
  4. Ghost
  5. Office
  6. Cartoon
  7. Idea
  8. Vanquish
  9. Potato
  10. Ink


A teenager obsessed with words of all kinds. When I’m not reading or writing, I like musical theater, drawing, and painting. (she/her)

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