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Posted: 17 May 2007 04:16 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I was looking up the name Barbara and Barbarian and see that there is a connection,
SEE: http://www.alphadictionary.com/goodword/word/barbarian
but what about the word “barber?”

[ Edited: 17 May 2007 04:18 AM by sandinmyears ]
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Posted: 17 May 2007 05:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Nope, no relation. Barber is ultimately from the Latin barba, meaning beard.

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Posted: 17 May 2007 01:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Thanks for such a quick reply.  BTW, I just now won a debate between my husband and myself.  ;)

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