Posted by ESC on May 23, 2001
In Reply to: College finals HELP needed!! posted by John on May 23, 2001
: I need to find where the term "newspaper" is derived from for a final at school....PLEASE HELP
: NEED ANSWER BY 12: P.M. PACIFIC TIME
"news n. Before 1382 'newes' new things; plural of earlier 'new,' 'newe' new thing (about 1200); from 'new,' adj., new. The meaning of tidings is first recorded probably before 1437. Newspaper." "The Barnhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology" by Robert K. Barnhart (HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 1995).