Thoughts about plants, games, King Arthur, and direct eye contact on public transportation.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Origins of Jelly
The word 'jelly' comes from the French 'gelée,' which apparently can mean jelly or frost. This comes from the Latin 'gelu,' which means frost or chill. The Proto-Indo-European root, 'gel,' is also the ancestor of English 'cold,' which came through the Germanic rather than the Latin path.