Trixie’s Bookshelf: The Dictionary

September 18, 2010 trixiecat

There’s lots of words in the English language named after cats! For example, CATalog, CATapult, CAThedral, CATsup, CATtle, CATcher, and CATerpillar. “Caterpillar” actually comes from a French word that literally meant “hairy cat.” Hmmm…I don’t see the resemblance. I definitely don’t see the resemblance between cats and cattle. You can find dictionaries under the call number 423. Mr. Blinn is telling me there’s one more word to add to the list: CATastrophe. Ha ha. Very funny.


Entry Filed under: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to comments via RSS Feed

  • Archives

    %d bloggers like this: