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Love, jealousy, betrayal, friends turning each other into animals…all hiding in one tiny SAT word!
In episode 43 of the Vocabbett podcast, we dive into the story (stories, really!) behind the word cynosure.
You’ll never believe the path it’s taken, starting at the humble backside of a dog and ending as a word befitting the queen.
Not in a position to listen? Here’s the gist!
You may know this constellation as Ursa Minor, which means “little bear.” There’s a story behind the transition from dog to bear, but you’ll have to listen to the podcast to hear it!
It comes from mythology, and like most mythological stories, begins with Zeus’ wandering eye…