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Offline Joe L. Ogan

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Why is the sun named "Sol?"
« on: 27/01/2010 18:50:30 »
Why is the sun named "Sol?"  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan


 

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Why is the sun named "Sol?"
« Reply #1 on: 28/01/2010 08:18:31 »
English = Sun
Latin = Sol
 

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Why is the sun named "Sol?"
« Reply #2 on: 28/01/2010 08:28:58 »
English = Sun
Latin = Sol

Rats! I thought it was because Lou was already taken.
 

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Why is the sun named "Sol?"
« Reply #3 on: 15/03/2010 15:15:44 »
Another prof that Latin is just an abbreviation from Swedish.
Simpler and not so elegant..
We had it first. Ah, the 'sol' I mean.

And I know that, it was there before me too.
(Although it's hard to believe looking out at the snow and clouds?)

 

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Why is the sun named "Sol?"
« Reply #4 on: 18/03/2010 13:59:49 »
It's short for Solomon, in honour of his paternal Grandfather.
 

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