Once upon a time, people told stories about how butterflies drank milk and ate butter. Can their name possibly come from this little tale? Nope! In fact, it is believed that “butterfly” comes from the Old English term “buterfloege”–which has nothing to do with dairy products—because yellow fluttering flies were common during that time.
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