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Routine English Words Which Have Weird Origins

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014, 7:17 pm




#12 Robot

You probably think that the word robot would mean something along the lines of tool or machine, but that is not exactly true. Instead, it originally meant slave and in a strange way it makes some sense with the word originally coming from the Czech Republic in 1921.

Robot-Routine English Words Which Have Weird Origins
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