Judy Hagey

Nonfiction Editor ~ Freelance Writer

More Dishing on Dis

Continuing my dissertation on dis words whose roots are no longer part of our vocabulary, consider… Disparage-parage. The original 14th-century French word disparagier meant to marry unequally. It has since taken on a broader meaning to devalue, degrade, reduce in rank. All making perfectly good sense when you consider that it draws from the root […]