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25 Words That Had A Totally Different Meaning In 2014

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6. Whaling

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What it used to mean: Going to sea à la Moby Dick.

What it meant in 2014: The best thing on Vine all year.

12. Potato

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What it used to mean: Proto-french fries.

What it meant in 2014: The best cover of Frank Ocean ever made.

14. Broom

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What it used to mean: What people used before Swiffer was invented.

What it meant in 2014: Get out me car.

19. Elevator

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What it used to mean: A mechanical lift to transport people between floors.

What it meant in 2014: The place where sh*t goes down. When you’re collectively worth a billion dollars, at least.

22. Turn Up

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What it used to mean: To appear.

What it meant in 2014: For what?

25. Feminism

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What it used to mean: The advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.

What it meant in 2014: Liberté, Égalité, Beyoncé. Banned by Time magazine.

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