[Ques] Which of these English words is NOT rooted in Viking Old Norse?

The Quiz: Which of these English words is NOT rooted in Viking Old Norse?

Ransack
Yule
Husband
Alcohol

Explanation : Many words in the English language have their roots in Old Norse, including ransack (from “rannsaka,” meaning “to search a house”), yule (from “jol,” a pagan winter festival), and husband (from the Norse “hús,” meaning “house,” and “bóndi,” meaning “occupier”). “Alcohol” is derived from the Arabic “al-kuhul” or “al-kohl.”

Correct Answer: Alcohol

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