Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Friday, July 3, 2015

Words in History

Then and Now Definitions of Words Used in History

  • adobe
    • then: the action of waiting
    • now: residence
  • muggers
    • then:  sellers of mug
    • now:  person who attacks and robs
  • punk
    • then:  prostitute
    • now:  worthless person
  • ejaculate
    • then:  utter suddenly and passionately
    • now:  eject sperm from body

My idea of a dapper man today- Mr. David Gandy
  • dapper
    • then:  heavy-set
    • now:  neat and trim in dress

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