Can Anyone Tell How The Word "NEWS" Came?

Sri Lanka
September 21, 2006 11:04am CST
what does "N" stand for, "E" stands for, "W" stands for, "S" stands for?
4 responses
21 Sep 06
to be really frank with you , i dont think you need to worry , NEWS is like a plural form of NEW . So its a collection of all the NEW happenings . Here my explanation stays withing english also heard somewhere that itz the short form of "NORTH EAST WEST SOUTH".. donno whether itz true or not..
@KHyuga (1700)
• Singapore
21 Sep 06
So it's actually an acronym?
@ssh123 (31100)
• India
21 Sep 06
North, East, West and South. - information collected from all the directions.
• China
21 Sep 06
Comes from Late Middle English as a translation from Old French 'noveles' from the Latin 'nova' meaning 'new things.'