9 common words you probably didn’t know came from movies
|05/24/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Movies like “Star Wars,” “Ghostbusters,” and “Clueless” are celebrated as classics.
- They also have made some surprising contributions to our vocabularies.
- Common words popularized by movies include “catfish,” “my bad,” and even “toast.”
Movies have long influenced the way people talk, and sometimes, it’s in ways we don’t even realize.
Movies from “Star Wars” to “Clueless” have contributed words and phrases to our vocabularies that we use every day. Linguists are always keeping tabs on the subtle ways cinema has crept into our lexicons.
Take the word “toast” as a synonym for “dead,” like when someone says, “I’m toast.” Surprisingly, the first read more >>>