Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace


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Friday, May 15, 2015

Words in History

Then and Now Word Definitions

  • thongs
    • then:  flip flops
    • now:  underwear
  • success
    • then: any outcome good or bad
    • now:  accomplishment
  • nervous
    • then:  strong and vigorous
    • now:  anxious
  • doom
    • then:  a law or judgement
    • now:  fated death
  • egregious
    • then: remarkably good
    • now: outstandingly bad

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