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Evolution of Words!. By: Jimmy Song. Nice. The word Nice came from a Latin word ‘nescius’, which meant ignorant. In the fourteenth and fifteenth century it meant foolish and silly. N ow the meaning is completely opposite. Dull. Dull meant wonderful, delightful and amazing.

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evolution of words

Evolution of Words!

By: Jimmy Song

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Nice
  • The word Nice came from a Latin word ‘nescius’, which meant ignorant.
  • In the fourteenth and fifteenth century it meant foolish and silly.
  • Now the meaning is completely opposite.
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Dull
  • Dull meant wonderful, delightful and amazing.
  • In old English, there was a word ‘dool’ this word meant wonderful. This word changed to the word ‘dull’.
  • Now the meaning is completely opposite
silly
Silly
  • The word silly meant blessed or happy in 11th century.
  • Then the meaning changed to innocent
  • After that it changed to harmless
  • Then to feeble
  • Then to feeble minded
  • Finally, it changed to foolish
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Deer
  • The word deer used to mean any kinds of animals in old English.
  • Deer in old English was ‘heorot’.
  • Now it changed to a word that means deer because of the word ‘animal’ came out in 15th century.
can you guess my fake word
Can you guess my fake word?

It was ‘DULL’!!!!