What Words Were Born The Year You Were?
Merriam-Webster has a new feature on their website. It's called Time Traveler and it tells you when a word or phrase was first used in print. So you can find out what words were born the same year you were!
You enter in your birth year and it gives you a list of the words or phrases that were first used the year you graced this planet with your presence.
Here are my top 5 picks from the year of my birth, the year of our Lord, 1984:
I'd also like to note that "death-metal" came to be the year I was born.
What are your favorite words or phrases that were born the same year as you?