Factoid to factette

Words ending with “oid” often have their root in the Latinized form of the Greek -oeides, from eidos meaning form and so the suffix is used to suggest that something is like something else but isn’t actually the thing itself. Viz: ovoid means egglike, android mean manlike, humanoid means like a human. There are lots […]

Factoid to factette is a post from the science blog of David Bradley, author of Deceived Wisdom
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