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Vaporman87
It occurred to me that with today's technology and advances in... well everything really, certain words have taken on new meaning.

"Tablet", for example. When I was a kid, "tablet" meant:



Now it means:




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shakin steak
Vaporman87 wrote :
"Tablet", for example. When I was a kid, "tablet" meant:



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Um, that is a pad, sir! Er, three pads!

This is a tablet:



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echidna64
"Thongs" as flip-flops, not underwear 
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Poshy2005
buy one get one free is not bogo and the other item is not free is just a perfect off.
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Mr Magic
Wicked means "evil", but it also means "cool".
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shakin steak
thecrow174 wrote :

Wicked means "evil", but it also means "cool".
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So does bad
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Vaporman87
shakin steak wrote :

Um, that is a pad, sir! Er, three pads!

This is a tablet:
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Now that's an old school tablet.
echidna64 wrote :

"Thongs" as flip-flops, not underwear 
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Ha! I know. It's crazy to think that we used that word in that way now.
Poshy2005 wrote :

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