#EngTrivia: Why “Grammar”?

Hey fellas :) Happy Saturday! How has your day been?

Talking about grammar, does anyone know why is it called “grammar“?

Apparently “late Middle English: from Old French gramaire, via Latin from Greek grammatikē (tekhnē) ‘(art) of letters’, from gramma, grammat- ‘letter of the alphabet, thing written’.”

Admin thought it is really interesting how grammar is actually the art of letters


grammar is so hard as an “art of letters”, you have to learn it to do well.

I hope I have given something new for you guys :)

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4u on June 7, 2014

Source: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/grammar

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