I love it when crap lines up like this.
First today, yoke, a word that
actually kept the Y all these J words are supposed to have. It comes from the Old English geoc, yoke,
which in spite of having a G, was pronounced something like yoke. It’s from the
Proto Germanic yukam, which
is from yeug-, so I guess it kept the Y sound because it’s Germanic instead of
They’re replacing some of the water pipes around where I
live. Directly around.