Bacteria and Germs and Viruses! Oh My!

pandemic_risk_by_wirdoudesigns-d526a5cWell, dear readers, it’s the last week of October, and we are wading through cold and flu season in my little part of the world. In my household alone, at least one of us has been sick for the past three weeks. That got me wondering about the words we use to describe the nasty little organisms that make us sick. In a minute, I’m going to tell you about the etymology of three of those words.

But first, I have a little surprise for you. Continue reading