Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

The Distance Between Two “Leagues”

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What does league, meaning “alliance,” have to do with league, meaning “a few miles”? An attempt to find kinship between these words by positing the notion of linking several similar entities or units is futile: The identical formation of the words is coincidental.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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