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Etymology Word of the Week

Director of Admissions, Pat O'Rourke '90 and self-proclaimed "word nerd" brings you his Etymology Word of the Week. Every other week, he presents an online Etymology lesson just for fun!
Hospitality - "The friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers.”  From the Latin noun hospes, hospitis meaning “guest, visitor, stranger, foreigner; host.”  (All information is from www.wikipedia.org, www.etymonline.com and/or www.dictionary.com).
 
RELATED WORDS/PHRASES – hospital, hospitable, hospice, host

Sample sentence – “You’re all invited back next week to this locality - To have a heapin’ helpin’ of their hospitality.” (From the Beverly Hillbillies theme song)  

GUESS THE APHORISM:  Strike while... (scroll for answer)














































 
...the iron is hot.