Quiz: Can You Match The Winter Olympics-Related Word To Its Language Of Origin?

The 2018 Winter Olympics are almost upon us, and you may come across some words with interesting origins. Test your knowledge with this quiz!
January 24, 2018
Quiz: Can You Match The Winter Olympics-Related Word To Its Language Of Origin?

Before you tune in to the 2018 Winter Olympics to see if your favorite figure skater will land the triple axel or whether Team USA will beat the Canadians in hockey, make sure you know where these winter sports words originate. Take this quiz to find out where you place in the Etymology Olympics.

 

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Dylan Lyons
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.

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