Zootopia / Zoolander

This sync is from a while back; I rediscovered it while sorting through old magazines. This page is from the March 2016 issue of Live Interactive English Magazine.

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The two movies they chose to feature were Zootopia (released March 4, 2016) and Zoolander 2 (released February 12, 2016). It’s not just that both movie names begin with Zoo-; the second element of each name matches, too. Zootopia is obviously from the word utopia, which in turn derives from Greek οὐ ‎(“not, no”) + τόπος ‎(“place, region”) — so -top-, like -land-, means “place.” Both movie names consist of Zoo- + an element meaning “place” + a noun suffix, and they were released only three weeks apart.

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