Thursday, January 22, 2009


peripatetic \ˌper-ə-pə-ˈte-tik\ adjective: 1. of, relating to, or given to walking, 2. moving or traveling from place to place; itinerant

Etymology: Middle French & Latin; Middle French peripatetique, from Latin peripateticus, from Greek peripatētikos, from peripatein to walk up and down, discourse while pacing (as did Aristotle), from peri- + patein to tread; akin to Sanskrit patha path

Sounds pathological, doesn’t it?

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