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15 words that didn’t exist 40 years ago

Some of these are kind of ridiculous. By Brie Dyas
15 words that didn't exist 40 years ago

Like our environment, our language evolves over time. What’s a common phrase to one generation might sound foreign to the next (as anyone with a teen can attest to). Yet, you’d be surprised at how many common words today didn’t even exist before 1980. Here are just a few that would stump a time-traveller.

1. FOODIE

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