Why isn’t There a Word for That?

Our favorite etymologist, Arika Okrent, answers a question all of us have asked from time to time. (Don’t try to convince us you haven’t, just don’t.)

Gotta level with ya: This TVWriter™ minion isn’t all that satisfied with the answer, but, yep, I enjoyed learning it. So, I believe, will you:

And there you have it!

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