Language is weird. The words we use today meant something completely different centuries ago. Shit, the things we say today probably had a different meaning five years ago. You just never know when a word is going to switch meaning on you.

To help illustrate this, we teamed up with wordly wise-lady AuntieMeme to show you how some of the most common words we use today had a completely alternate meaning in the past.

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