This morning’s shower thought

If “virtuous” is connected to “virtue,” then “vicious” must be connected to “vice.” Seems obvious in retrospect, but I never connected the dots before.

I did a quick lookup (after drying off), and sure enough, “vicious” and “vice” both derive from the Latin vitium, meaning a defect, fault, or blemish.

Go forth, freshly enlightened, and do with this knowledge what thou wilt.

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2 responses to “This morning’s shower thought

  1. This is a really cool factoid. As silly as English is some days, you could easily have been wrong, though.

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