Thoughts about plants, games, King Arthur, and direct eye contact on public transportation.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Origins of Window
'Window' comes from the Old Norse 'vindauga,' a combination of Norse 'vindr,' which means 'wind,' and 'auga,' which means 'eye.' I'm not sure if wind-eye is an overly poetic description for a window or if there's some Norse context I'm missing.