Friday, August 27, 2010

Ambushed and forgotten!

How often have you wondered what is the basis or what is the origin of the word you are so frequently using in your daily life? Did you know that when you say to someone- “You are a nice person”, you are actually calling him an idiot in Latin? Our vocabulary is replete with such words whose meanings have undergone a huge change since their actual conception and no one remembers the original meaning any longer. That is quite an awful fact to notice, where awful refers to its original meaning- something delightful and amazing...

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