Words Beginning With “BR”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]origin-of-alphabet-br-wordsLanguage operates on metaphor: The sound “Br” imparts the sense of “branch”—and the actual branch turns into practical broom or brush: a tool. Attributes of the branch are then recognized: to branch means one turns into several (the first division is of one into two). Then we have the conceptual: branches of government, branches of banks, as well as braiding, bridges, the two halves of the brain.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]origin-of-alphabet-chicken-and-broodThe word “bride” defines the female marital role as one of the breeder, the brother maker (which bridges two families). A bride’s main man is the groom, a person who normally takes care of horses. Take the “B” of off “bride” and you have….No wonder Gangnam style was so popular.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]origin-of-alphabet-br-words-3Branching implies one composed of many, and that’s the relationship between a brick and a brick wall, a slice of bread and a loaf, and wedge of brie and a wheel. There’s also the constraining aspect of branches, which serve as a restriction, for example: braces, a bracelet, and a horse’s bridle.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]origin-of-alphabet-br-words-4[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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