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05/12/2014 02:11 pm ET Updated May 12, 2014

6 Mind-Blowing Old-Timey Uses Of 'Modern' Slang

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The most intolerable members of our species are constantly coming up with new slang terms to describe concepts that we've known forever, like "friending" somebody who follows us on Facebook, even though we've had the concept of friends since time began. However, sometimes a term that sounds like it was made up by Ke$ha on the fly turns out to have a rich history in the English language much older than we ever knew. For example ...

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