Travel Is Supposed to Be Hard Work

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The word “travel” has an interesting origin. It comes from the old English travailen, from the old French travail, meaning “work, labor, toil, suffering or painful effort, trouble; arduous journey”.

It can be traced further back to Latin roots, including the word tripaliare — “to torture”.

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Joe Omundson

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