Why Understanding Etymology is Important

Internet Goodness. Sat, May 23rd, 2009 at 5:22 am

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Which, if you know where “pandemonium” comes from, sounds an awful lot like the outcome of this game sent all these people into eternal torment.

 

To be fair, in the complete article the phrase is “sent 20,000 people into a burst of joyful, ear-splitting pandemonium.” While possibly more strange, at least that makes sense in the modern usage of the word.