Categories Personal Poser of the Day I Post author By Your Humble Blogger Post date October 10, 2005 1 Comment on Poser of the Day I Why does one say “sextuplets” or “sextuple”, but say “hexagon” instead of “sexagon”? Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Like Loading... Related ← Stayin’ Alive → Shaun of the Dead One reply on “Poser of the Day I” Don’t ask a linguist that, they might explain it to you, then you’d really be sorry. (I believe one is Latin and the other is Greek, and so it’s the area of usage or the point in time of the adoption of the term that determines which language it was stolen from). That and you gotta have sex if’n’ you want six kids. Not necessarily so if you want a six-sided figure. Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.