mythologyofblue:

A fact comes from the Latin word factum — literally — “a thing done” — a neuter past participle construction that suggests a fact is merely something upon which action has happened. It’s not even a word that can do its own work. From the same Latin root for fact we get the words “artifice,”…

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    I’m telling you this now, at the start of our journey, because I know you are expecting such facts from nonfiction. But...
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    Fun fact, my last name is Weldon. Historically, my family crest had the quote ‘Bene factum’ which means literally ‘well...
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    A fact comes from the Latin word factum — literally — “a thing done” — a neuter past participle construction that...
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