Jellyfish

Not the most complicated of creatures, jellyfish. And not the most complicated of words either.

Jelly + fish = jellyfish. Easy. I heard the word during a song this evening, and was struck by its simplicity. But of course I had the feeling that there’d be something interesting, linguistically, about jellyfish.

And so I found myself on the Wikipedia entry for jellyfish. And that was just the beginning… Continue reading