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I was browsing through my dictionary last night looking for English words that didn't come from Latin, French or German and came across three beauties:
Each of which come from a different Old Norse word essentially meaning shit! What a fabulous language English is!

In case you hadn't noticed, consecutive invasions of the British Isles brought new words into the English Language. Generally, the new words were used by the new ruling class, and life went on as normal for the peasants. These lovely Viking remnants have survived more than a thousand of years of shit-shovelling.
Can you believe I actually made it from D to M in one night? That was some strong coffee...!

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