Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Friday, May 1, 2015

Words in History

Words in History
  •  bully
    • then:  a good fellow or a darling
    • now:  someone who harms those who are weaker
  • brave
    • then:  showy or gaudy
    • now:  courageous
  • artificial
    • then:  artful and skillfully constructed
    • now:  false or pretend
  • wench
    • then:  female child
    • now: wanton woman
  • girl
    • then:  young person of either sex
    • now: female

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