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From KC Baltz <>
Subject RE: name origin?
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2000 21:37:16 GMT
> Just curious: Why is ant called ant? Is it an acronym for something?

I've heard the origin has something to do with ant's being very small
creatures able to move loads many times their own weight.  My own personal
thought was that ant works much like a colony of ants: many little things
come together to accomplish something large.


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