Meanings: “Bacon”

February 23, 2012

Speaking of food, bacon is real food.  It comes into English in the 14th century from a proto-Germanic word, “bakkon,” meaning back meat.

Skip the Kellogg’s cereal this morning; have some bacon.

h/t: Endless Simmer

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About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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