|05-10-2022, 10:25 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2013
Words whose meaning you misunderstood for a significant amount of time
Have you experienced this sometimes? When you go about your life thinking you know the meaning of a certain word or phrase and then you suddenly discover you had it completely wrong the whole time?
So I used to be convinced that the word 'mezzanine' referred to a certain type or brand of pesticide. The buggly-wuggly on massive attack's album cover is probably what caused me to make the association:
If anyone doesn't know, this is the real definition: