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Cu­a­tro and Quar­an­tine

The Eng­lish word quar­an­tine is re­lat­ed to the Span­ish word cu­a­tro (“four”). How so? A quar­an­tine was his­tor­i­cal­ly… forty days. Think about Je­sus’ forty days in the desert, or the Jews’ 40 years wan­der­ing. Ah­h­h­hh!

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