In which building does the the US
Congress meet: the Capital or the Capitol?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The two words derive from different Latin
capital denotes "a seat of government"; it
derives from the Latin caput,
The name Capitol labels the building where Congress meets in
Washington. It derives from the name Capitoline
Hill, one of the seven hills of ancient Rome.
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