Gaelic-wise, the word
whiskey is to water of
life as what proprietary name is to satisfying
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 proprietary (i.e., trademarked) name
Drambuie derives from the Gaelic
dram buidheach, satisfying drink. The word
whiskey derives from the Gaelic
uisge beatha, water of life.
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