Trivia Week 9

What is the origin of the word “ski”?  We use the word constantly, but why is a ski called a ski?

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2 Responses to Trivia Week 9

  1. Katrina Ouellette says:

    Skid (norse)…modern norwegian word is skida. The word means “split piece of wood”

    • Greg Morrill says:

      We have a winner! I’m afraid this week’s Stowe reporter column has already gone to press, but I’ll make sure your name appears in the Feb. 3rd edition.

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