by Sid on January 17th, 2009

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I'm from the UK, and North Americans share three names for their seasons with us (Winter, spring and summer), but what we call autumn is called the Fall, what are the origins of this?

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  • by Capital J on January 18th, 2009

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    autumn is actually autumn here too. But people call it fall because the leaves fall from the tree's and it's easier to write fall then it is autumn

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  • by dea_ex_machina on May 24th, 2009

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  • by fred flintstone on January 18th, 2009

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    I've always believed it is because it is the season when the leaves fall from the trees

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