kaizoku: (bunnies)
( May. 23rd, 2006 01:44 pm)
erg (urg) noun

The unit of work or energy in the centimeter-gram-second system.

[From Greek ergon (work). Ultimately from Indo-European root werg- (to
do) which gave us ergonomic, work, energy, metallurgy, surgery, wright,
and orgy.]

Mostly I just find it amusing that work and orgy come from the same root. I'm a 14 year old boy sometimes.


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