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Words that have changed their meaning over time!



TresayreTresayre on 06/25/2009

Wordsthathavechangedtheirmeaningovertime Photo These words are words that are in everyday use, but at one time meant something completely different. See if you know, or can work out the original meanings of these words. Have fun!
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10 Questions




Rating:  (6.70/9)
Difficulty:  Extremely Difficult
Taken: 100 times

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Comments (6)
kathleen2468
Kathleen2468  (Level: 37.7)
Sat, 18th Jul '09 8:55 PM

Wow! I believe I have never scored lower than that. I had no idea what the original meanings of those words were. Very interesting!


garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 279.5)
Tue, 30th Jun '09 7:03 AM

great quiz; there's a fine line between the latin original meanings and the old English ones...one changed into the other of course. I'm sure all your answers are right though!


lcoverton
Lcoverton  (Level: 117.7)
Sun, 28th Jun '09 11:54 PM

Very hard quiz.


godwit
Godwit  (Level: 78.7)
Thu, 25th Jun '09 10:44 PM

Fascinating


mcelfie
Mcelfie  (Level: 29.0)
Thu, 25th Jun '09 10:04 PM

good








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