If I remember correctly, # 1 is the reason we have two words for the same animal. Mainly Beef and Cow, where one is the food and one is the animal. Beef has French roots, and while the French speaking nobiles never really dealt with cows, they ate plenty of them, using their word for cow: beef. While the commoners… » 2/06/15 10:44am 2/06/15 10:44am