Thursday 23 June 2016

Busy bee

A busy "buzzy" bee busily collecting nectar from flowers. The word "busy" comes from Middle English busi, besy, bisi, from Old English bysiġ, *biesiġ, bisiġ (“busy, occupied, diligent”), from Proto-Germanic *bisigaz (“diligent; zealous; busy”). The etymology of this Proto-Germanic root "*bisigaz" is "unknown"... 

Hmmmm, linguists should leave their libraries and go out more, walk in fields, observe bees busily buzzing around....

Maybe something will click in their heads, who knows... :)

Go out. Enjoy summer. :)

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