Friday, January 16, 2009

Verify before preaching

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Blogger nAncY said...

preach

late O.E. predician, a loan word from Church L., reborrowed 12c. as preachen, from O.Fr. prechier (11c.), from L.L. predicare "to proclaim publicly, announce" (in M.L. "to preach"), from L. præ- "forth" + dicare "to proclaim, to say" (see diction). To preach to the converted is recorded from 1867. Preacher (c.1225) is from O.Fr. preecheor, from L. prædicatorem (nom. prædicator), lit. "proclaimer." Slang short form preach (n.) is recorded from 1968.


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2:49 PM, January 18, 2009  
Blogger Milton Stanley said...

Thanks for the info.

5:09 PM, January 18, 2009  

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