Happy first day of fall! The chilly air, pumpkins, apples, leaves, it all starts now. But here did the word “fall” come from anyway?
Back in the 1600s it started when a poet from England used the term “fall of leaves” so that’s when people started using it for the name of the season. Once it made it’s way over here to the states, Americans shortened it to just “fall”.
The interesting thing is that most British people nowadays call it “autumn” instead of fall.
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