Monday, July 9, 2012

B5. The name for what kind of professional comes from the Latin word for 'lead', because in the Roman era when the name came about, the material such people worked with was often made of or coated with lead?

A. Plumber (from the Latin 'plumbum', which gives the metal its elemental symbol 'Pb')

9 comments:

  1. lead is pb,

    so im going with plumber/ plumbing

    - abhijeet

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  2. plumber
    docmurali

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  3. plumber

    -Julian D'Costa

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  4. Printer/Publisher ?
    pranab

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  5. Plumber from plumbum for lead (PB)

    Yogesh pai

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