03 October 2011

10 Things I Found Out Today!

Ever wondered why gay means homosexual or what's 'the crapper'? Or why spam has come to mean 'junk message'? Today I stumbled on a wonderful infographic on 10 interesting words and phrases that has answers to these questions and more. 

I found it at Today I Found Out, no pun intended!

A note of caution: the stuff below is strictly for those who are seriously interested in the English language. 


Anonymous said...

"Man = the thinker. Men = to have a cognitive mind". speaks volumes about the male chauvinist era!

appuchin said...

good one!