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Where Does The Term 'Ruck' Come From?
13 August 2019, 12:17
Where Does The Term 'Ruck', For 'Rucksack', Come From?
Mystery Hour Question
Where does the term ruck, from rucksack, come from?
Name: Mike, Greenwich
Ruck is German for back, so we just adopted the German word for back, which resulted in 'Rucksack' rather than 'Backsack'
Name: Iain, Luton
Qualification: German Teacher