Of Bikes and Faks

Why did people start calling the bicycle a bike? Why not a bice?

A facsimile became a fax, but it would have easy to call is a fak, right?

I don’t get it.

2 Responses to “Of Bikes and Faks”

  1. April 16, 2010 at 9:18 am #

    Fak was already taken:


  2. April 16, 2010 at 9:57 am #

    So was bike:


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