Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Friday, June 26, 2015

Words in History

Then and Now Definition of Words in History
  • hymen
    • then-  fraternal greeting
    • now-  membrane that partially closes the opening of the vagina
  • deflowering
    • then-  weeding done by an incompetent gardner
    • now-  deprive of her virginity
  • hilarity
    • then-  calm, joy
    • now-  extreme amusement
  • guy
    • then-  a person of grotesque appearance
    • now- a normal man

  • manufacture
    • then-  to make by hand
    • now- to produce on large scale using machinery

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