Hypocrite: False pretender to virtue of religion, Read more:

Hypocrite: Is a word that’s been in English since the 16th century CE and comes from old French (around 1200 CE) when its meaning was ‘False pretender to virtue of religion’. It has its basis in the Greek word ‘hypokrinestai’, which was ‘To play a part’. ‘Hypokrinestai’ came from two Proto-Indo-European words;  ‘Hypo’ still used today and meaning ‘under’…

Lagoon

The word ‘lagoon’; highlights an interesting habit of the English language; when borrowing words from French, we loved to add emphasis and our own special touch – in this case (and many with many other words borrowed from French), it’s replacing a perfectly good word ending with ‘oon’. The word borrowed here was ‘lagune’ which…