What's in a Word | All Blogs


Eggs-ceptional talents

By Debra Dobbins

“Prodigy” means a child with extraordinary talents or capabilities.

This usage was first recorded in the 1650s, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary. The word originally came into English in the late 15th century, the dictionary notes. At that time it meant a “sign, portent.”
 

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
Soot ‘n’ spoofs
By Debra Dobbins
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Built-in umbrellas
By Debra Dobbins
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Thursday Night Get Down
By David Goe
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wanted squash, got a snake
By Penny Stine
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tomatillos vs ground cherries
By Penny Stine
Tuesday, July 29, 2014


TOP JOBS
  • Customer Service

    Mtn. West Office Products is looking for a part time individual that ...

  • Water Haulers

    WANT MORE HOURS? KnowlesEnterprises, LL...

  • Ft Teller

     Home Loan State Bank is looking for a full time, highly mot...

  • Meat Cutter

    Clark's MarketIn Battlement MesaIs Now Accepting Applicati...

  • Oilfield Personnel

    Immediate openings forCompetitive wages & benefits.





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy