Friday, July 4, 2014

Origins of Cheese

The origin of the word 'cheese' seems to be less linear than many. The Old English term was 'cese' (still pronounced something like 'cheese'), which came from the Latin 'caseus', but 'cheese' was also influenced by the Dutch 'kaas' and German 'kase'. It's a whole mess of an etymology.

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