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Words as old as you are...

Discussion in 'Personal' started by sadscientist, Oct 26, 2018.

  1. sadscientist

    sadscientist Senior commenter

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  2. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Adult onset diabetes for the win!

    Oh I like this...

    Smashmouth!
    Small cell lung cancer
    wetware
    psychobabble
     
  3. BertieBassett2

    BertieBassett2 Star commenter

    I'll take 'Happy hour' from my year!
     
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  4. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    Good grief!!! I can't even pronounce some of them, :eek:
     
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  5. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    I chose some innovations from when my oldest know ancestor was born......

    scutch
    postlapsarian
    uxoricide
    poularde
    chunky
     
  6. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    I will ignore anti-cellulite and go for blissed-out ;)
     
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  7. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    I don't like to give my exact year....but

    Anti-elitist beatbox beaujolais nouveau performance artist
     
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  8. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    My stroppy support group is trail blazing in the field of short term memory.
     
  9. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Big bang theory
    aerospace
    catalytic converter
    booster seat
     
  10. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    I had a look for new words coined in my year and found zilch!
     
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  11. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

  12. Laphroig

    Laphroig Lead commenter

    Costive.
     
  13. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    Assertiveness training.
    I said ASSERTIVENESS TRAINING-CAN YOU ACTUALLY HEAR ME?
     
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  14. aypi

    aypi Senior commenter

    zit and yeast infection
     
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  15. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    Real Time apparently came out when I was born. I'm guessing that prior to that they used pretend time.
     
  16. friedgreentomatoes

    friedgreentomatoes Star commenter

    This was fascinating and quite surprising:

    umami
    space-walk
    sexism
    sicko
    submitochondrial
     
  17. colpee

    colpee Star commenter

    Well I wasn’t expecting exactitude, but taking two random items from mine (AA Battery and Gunnery Sergeant) and Googling their history identifies both as being use (and hence print) many many decades before me.

    A load of old bull...
    244D8EB3-3FA8-40C8-8487-818411D98362.jpeg
     
  18. Toomuchtooyoung

    Toomuchtooyoung Occasional commenter

    More accurate than my horoscope

    Bad hair day and Anxiety disorder
     
  19. JosieWhitehead

    JosieWhitehead Star commenter

    I remember my mother telling me that on the day I was born, the doctor told her that Hitler had decided not to come to Britain but had sent his troops instead to Russia (a big changing point in the war). He told my mother the had heard of my arrival and couldn't face Britain any longer, ha ha Perhaps he was right.
     
  20. strawbs

    strawbs Established commenter

    I don't understand half of mine....maybe they've gone out of use again since?
     

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