Also, epicenter has come to mean center as well, again, as defined by Merriam-Webster. And I’m pretty sure no such accepted definition was needed, as this figurative usage was already correct. Figuratively, not literally.
Wow, buzzfeed has a really low opinion of the reader. Not one of these was true for me. And, as a matter of fact, enormity means “huge” as well, as defined by Merriam Webster. What’s more, I’d assume that was its single original meaning, from which the other one stems, having come from the “great weight” that an “enormous action” would figuratively carry.
Response to A Giant Insect Landed On James Rodriguez’s Arm When He Scored Against Brazil, And It Freaked Everyone Out:
It’s an “esperanza,” or katydid” in English. The name in Spanish means “hope,” and these creatures are said to bring good luck. They’re pretty common and not scary in the tropics.