F.E., thanks fo the explanation, i do like learning a new words or pieces of knowledge and I'm surprised it wasn't in one of my favourites click here
I am also a firm believer in exercising one's muscles and the brain, although it is not a muscle it behaves like one, I find the easiest one to exercise on a daily basis. Having said that I am always either looking up words I do not know the meaning of or finding the origins of things familiar. I am now a repository of, some would say 'useless information' but they are only jealous ;o}
Edith Weston is a delightful village on the edge of Rutland Water, a place we used to visit regularly when we lived in Bourne but did you know that Edith Weston was Queen of Edward the Confessor?