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26th Jun '17 1:15:44 PM Adeon
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* The original usage of Pilot referred to sailor who guided ships through dangerous or congested waters. While it is still used in that sense the newer definition of aircraft pilot is a lot more common and the original usage can sound strange to modern ears (for example in ''Theater/PiratesOfPenzance'').
11th Jun '17 3:44:04 PM nombretomado
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* {{XBox Live|Arcade}} once suspended a Fort Gay, West Virginia resident for putting the town's name as his profile location. That user brought it up with customer service, trying to convince them that Fort Gay is a real location, and had nothing to do with sexual orientation.

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* {{XBox UsefulNotes/{{XBox Live|Arcade}} once suspended a Fort Gay, West Virginia resident for putting the town's name as his profile location. That user brought it up with customer service, trying to convince them that Fort Gay is a real location, and had nothing to do with sexual orientation.
2nd May '17 9:52:01 AM esq263
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* In politics, terms now reserved for very bad leaders were once neutral terms. The term "despot" was a title given to members of the Byzantine royal family. A "tyrant" was a monarch who did not inherit his position. A "dictator" was a Roman official who held absolute power for six months during times of emergency.

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* In politics, terms now reserved for very bad leaders were once neutral terms. The term "despot" was a title given to members of the Byzantine royal family. A "tyrant" was a an ancient Greek monarch who did not inherit his position. A "dictator" was a Roman official who held absolute power for six months during times of emergency.
2nd May '17 9:41:30 AM esq263
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* In politics, terms now reserved for very bad leaders were once neutral terms. The term "despot" was a title given to members of the Byzantine royal family. A "tyrant" was a monarch who did not inherit his position. A "dictator" was a Roman official who held absolute power for six months during times of emergency.
* The Nazis ruined many terms for the Germans. The term "Reich", once used to mean "state" or "realm", and still used in the Lord's Prayer, is now almost universally associated with the Third Reich". The term "Fuehrer", which meant "leader" or "guide", is now associated exclusively with Hitler; other uses are found only in compound words. The term "Kamerad", meaning "comrade", having been adopted as a Nazi form of address, is no longer used outside of compound words such as Klassenkameraden (classmates). Even the Communists use "Genosse" where, in other languages, they use "comrade".
7th Mar '17 11:50:26 AM Tiffzilla
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13th Feb '17 7:08:52 AM Morgenthaler
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[-[[caption-width-right:207:How was this [[AccidentalInnuendo an]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar accident]], you ask? Time, good friends, time.]]-]

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[-[[caption-width-right:207:How [-[[caption-width-right:216:How was this [[AccidentalInnuendo an]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar accident]], you ask? Time, good friends, time.]]-]
27th Jan '17 7:25:01 PM Game_Fan
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* Other languages, German: A "Dirne" was simply a girl (and still is in dialect: cf. "Deern" and "Dirndl"). Nowadays it means a prostitute, but the word is so obsolete that it is only used semi-poetically even for that (akin to the English "harlot" and "strumpet"). "Wichsen" meant to apply shoe cream, but transfer by analogy [[ADateWithRosiePalms shifted the standard meaning completely.]] "Geil" went ping-pong. A biological term first ("wild") the meaning turned first into "horny" and by overuse it now rather means "cool, groovy" or something like that.

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* Other languages, German: A "Dirne" was simply a girl (and still is in dialect: cf. "Deern" and "Dirndl"). Nowadays it means a prostitute, but the The word is so obsolete that it is only used semi-poetically even for that (akin "rape" didn't originally return to the English "harlot" and "strumpet"). "Wichsen" meant to apply shoe cream, sexual assault but transfer by analogy [[ADateWithRosiePalms shifted the standard instead to kidnapping. The shift in meaning completely.]] "Geil" went ping-pong. A biological term first ("wild") occurred because so often sexually assault was implied as with ''The Rape of the meaning turned first into "horny" Sabine Women'' or phrase "rape and by overuse it now rather means "cool, groovy" or something like that.pillage".



* Other languages, German: A "Dirne" was simply a girl (and still is in dialect: cf. "Deern" and "Dirndl"). Nowadays it means a prostitute, but the word is so obsolete that it is only used semi-poetically even for that (akin to the English "harlot" and "strumpet"). "Wichsen" meant to apply shoe cream, but transfer by analogy [[ADateWithRosiePalms shifted the standard meaning completely.]] "Geil" went ping-pong. A biological term first ("wild") the meaning turned first into "horny" and by overuse it now rather means "cool, groovy" or something like that.



** "Ejaculate" is even more problematic, as it used to just mean "suddenly exclaim," but now almost exclusively gets interpreted as… well, you know. The Literature page has many examples including, despite its relatively recent publishing, ''Literature/HarryPotter''.
22nd Jan '17 10:44:59 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Other languages, German: A "Dirne" was simply a girl (and still is in dialect: cf. "Deern" and "Dirndl"). Nowadays it means a prostitute, but the word is so obsolete that it is only used semi-poetically even for that. "Wichsen" meant to apply shoe cream, but transfer by analogy [[ADateWithRosiePalms shifted the standard meaning completely.]] "Geil" went ping-pong. A biological term first ("wild") the meaning turned first into "horny" and by overuse it now rather means "cool, groovy" or something like that.

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* Other languages, German: A "Dirne" was simply a girl (and still is in dialect: cf. "Deern" and "Dirndl"). Nowadays it means a prostitute, but the word is so obsolete that it is only used semi-poetically even for that.that (akin to the English "harlot" and "strumpet"). "Wichsen" meant to apply shoe cream, but transfer by analogy [[ADateWithRosiePalms shifted the standard meaning completely.]] "Geil" went ping-pong. A biological term first ("wild") the meaning turned first into "horny" and by overuse it now rather means "cool, groovy" or something like that.
17th Jan '17 10:59:41 PM Brandar
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* "Spunk" used to be synonymous with pluck, moxie, fight, and spirit - as in YouGotSpunk. Nowadays, the term more often refers to semen and the ejaculation thereof. The aforementioned trope has mostly dropped the term as a result in favour of other synonyms.
10th Jan '17 2:59:35 PM ZombieAladdin
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** This may have been deliberately invoked in ''Manga/HunterXHunter'', which actually has a character named Baise. Her power is to invoke intense sexual desire of any type she likes in any man by kissing him.
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