Jun 29 • 7M

June, Jejune and Dinner

Are June and jejune related — and what does dinner have to do with anything?

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The Temple of Juno is not nearly as “youthful” as its name would suggest.

The month of June is named after the Roman goddess Juno, whose own name is derived from the Latin word iuventas, meaning youth. How, though, did those Roman i’s become English j’s? Plus, jejune!

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