English/Spanish Cognate of the Day

aesop

English

didactic- adj. something intended to instruct and entertain.

Spanish

didáctico

Update:

In the 19th century the meaning of this word changed to be negative.Now it means preachy, boring, having too much information thus overwhelming the reader.

Fun Fact: This word’s etymology is Greek from the word didaskein which means “to teach”

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