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People Are Freaking Out After Figuring Out What Missy Elliot Was Actually Saying In “Work It"

She really did put her thang down, flip it, and reverse it.

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I think we can all agree that Missy Elliot's "Work It" is one of the most banger-y of bangers that came out of the 2000s.

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And there is nothing more fun than letting loose and singing along with Missy at the top of your lungs.

That is, until you get to that line that sounds like "ityerpripenipetzwaaahhnyeeeeehhh".

Have you spent all these years thinking that it was a made-up string of noises that had no meaning whatsoever? Well, sorry mate, but you're wrong.

When you realize she REALLY FLIPS IT AND REVERSE IT!!!

Yeah. She literally reversed the lyric: "I put my thing down, flip it and reverse it."

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People are only just beginning to realise, and they're losing it.

@Mia143__ it should've never took us 15 years to realize that , I need a moment to grasp onto this

Missy Elliot is a damn genius.... had everyone out here mumbling for years

EPIPHANY: THE GIBBERISH MISSY ELLIOT SPEWS IN WORK IT IS ACTUALLY "put my thing down flip it and reverse it" BACKWA… https://t.co/I7PdzfEebx

We are all shooketh.

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