Posted by Israel izzy Cohen on July 29, 2005
In Reply to: Egging someone on posted by ESC on July 06, 2005
: : Anybody know where "egging someone on" came from?
: From Merriam-Webster online:
: Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse eggja; akin to Old English ecg edge -- more at EDGE.
Compare Hebrew heh-aiyin-zaiyin ha3eZ = to dare at a time when the aiyin had a velar G-sound as in 3aZa = Gaza.