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If you think sharks are already strange, nobody knows where the word 'shark' came from. Consult the OED. And, likewise, nobody knows where the spanish/french name for shark ('tiburon') came from either. The words just appeared - in the 1500's. Europeans, basically, were unaware of sharks (the big ones, not dogfish) before then.

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