Tuesday, March 5, 2013

What is a Cardinal?

In light of recent events, I thought you, dear readers, would be interested in this video I found that explains clearly what a cardinal is,

What is a Cardinal?

It's interesting to note that the church cardinals were called that from before the year 1126, according to The Barnhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology. The cardinal bird wasn't called that until 1678. So, it seems that the bird was named after the church's cardinals.

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