fact == literally "thing done"

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Subject: fact == literally "thing done"
Posted by:  Hen Hanna (henhan…@gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2017

fact =3D=3D=3D .... literally "thing done" (source also of Old French fait,=
Spanish hecho, Italian fatto), noun use of neuter of factus, past particip=
le of facere "to do" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put"). Main modern sense=
of "thing known to be true" is from 1630s, from notion of "something that =
has actually occurred."=20

other than linguists and etymology-geeks,=20
  we never think of "fact" as related to DO / Done, ...
    right?

most ppl would tend to link [facile] to [face]
      and not to
      Fact =3D=3D  DO / Done (French [faire]),  right?

(superficial)

HH

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