In Hebrew his name literally means
"lord of the flies." Who is he?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
Beelzebub was a Philistine god (2
Kings i.2); the name derives from the Hebrew ba'al, lord, and z'bhubh, fly.
Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
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