1. Go to the Oxford Dictionary, as well as etymology dictionaries online or in the library. Analyze the historical roots of the word. What ancient language does it derive from? What did it orginally mean?
2. What does it mean today? Get at least two current definitions from credible, modern dictionaries.
3. What do you think the word means for most people today? How does this meaning contrast with its original meaning? Why do you think this different in meaning exists today?
Your answer should be at least one and a half pages, double-spaced, Times New Roman, font 12. You may write more.
Document your sources, including dictionaires