…that the word “whisky” is derived from the ancient Celtic expression, “uisge beatha,” meaning “water of life?”
…that the word “vodka” is derived from the Russian word, “voda,” meaning “water?”
…that the word “gin” is derived from the French word “genievre,” meaning “juniper,” the berries from which it is made?
I recently had occasion to research the history of certain types of alcohol and found the experience most enlightening. I decided to begin a blog with my findings thus far. It can be accessed via the following link:
I hope you find it interesting.