What soft drink's name entered the
language as an ordinary word meaning "energy, guts, or chutzpah"?
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.
According to linguistics professor Dennis
Baron: "Moxie won a suit against the competitor Noxie, only to see
moxie enter the language as an ordinary word
meaning "energy, guts, or chutzpah." McLanguage Meets the
Dictionary By DENNIS BARON
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