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An etymologist is a linguist who focuses primarily on the origins of words[?]. They are interested in the socioeconomic and cultural value of words. Etymology can provide interesting insights into popular culture by showing the history of its words. Note: This has nothing to do with the study of insects, which is entomology.

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Rio de Janeiro

... in southeastern Brazil. The city is famous for the hotel-lined tourist beaches Copacabana and Ipanema[?], for the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer ("Cristo Redentor") ...