My belief, based upon watching numerous students mature at Iowa State University, is, if etymology were stressed in primary and secondary schools, more older students would feel less burdened with so-called big, scientific names as well as nonscientific terms.
Iowa Science Teachers' Journal
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Ellis, Charles J.
"Etymology: A Plea for Its Use in Early Education,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 6
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol6/iss4/5