Wednesday Words

Wednesday Word – Serendipity

This is an interesting word because we can actually trace it back to one person who invented it. A man named Horace Walpole used it in a letter to a friend in 1754 to describe the characters in an old fairy tale, The Three Princes of Serendip. The main characters “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.” This is where we get … Continue reading