Where did the word dad come from?

Where did the word dad come from?

Even the Oxford English Dictionary throws its hands up and admits “of the actual origin we have no evidence.” But, the OED continues, “the forms dada and tata, meaning ‘father,’ originating in infantile or childish speech, occur independently in many languages.” In other words, “dad” might come from baby babble and entered adult vocabulary from there as “dad,” but it’s not a sure thing.

How many natural lakes are in Texas?

Natural lakes have been a rare commodity in Texas. In fact, the state had only one natural lake, Caddo Lake in East Texas, that was formed by a log jam. A permanent dam was installed at the lake in the early 20th century.

How many years did it take to build Rome?

So far it’s taken approximately 1,009,491 days to build Rome. This is based on the traditional founding of the city (21 April 753 BCE), but we should also consider that the city has been sacked and rebuilt several times.

How long have sharks been in the ocean?

Sharks have swum in the oceans for almost 450 million years. But longevity is only part of the story. That extra few million years of evolution have enabled many shark species to develop some extraordinary abilities as perfect predators.

Which animal sleeps 22 hours a day?

The sleepiest animal in the world is the koala, who sleeps 22 hours a day. Next is the sloth (20 hours), armadillo and opossum (tied at 19 hours each), lemur (16 hours), then hamster and squirrel (tied at 14 hours each).

Who has been in the most movies?

Mel Blanc performed in 709 films, not including over 100 TV movies and video productions. He also had 81 uncredited voice parts in films. Right behind Mel Blanc on the IMDB’s list of most prolific actors is Adoor Bhasi. Before his death in 1990, Bhasi was featured in 549 films.

When was bread first made?

c. 8000 BC. At first grain was crushed by hand with pestle and mortar. In Egypt a simple grinding stone (quern) was developed. All bread was unleavened, there were no raising agents and bread was made from a mixed variety of grains.

How long does it take to make an episode of The Simpsons?

The entire process takes 6 months (literally) because of how they go about animating the episodes. The shows are mostly drawn by hand. South park however uses computers which, in turn, allows them to do everything in 5 days. So what the Simpsons does is they prepare a whole season 6-8 months ahead of time.