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The Toughest Word Game On The Web?

Etymologic claims to be. You be the judge. It is very fun and addicting.

Sample question. Answer under the cut.

What was the original meaning of pedigree?

-French 'pie de grue' (crane's foot), a symbol used to indicate line of descent
-English 'ped' (foot) 'agree' - geneology was tested by comparing animal feet
-From 'degree', the type of food often fed to well-kept pets.


French 'pie de grue' (crane's foot), a symbol used to indicate line of descent
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