Have you ever opened a dictionary, stared at a word, and wondered how it got there? Who gets to pick these words? Moreover, who gets to define them? Well, we did a little bit of digging, and this is what we found out.
People say don’t judge a book by its cover, yet we can’t help but do it to words. Sure, context clues are a helpful thing, but nothing beats checking your dictionary before assuming what a word really means. Here are only a few words that probably don’t mean what you think they mean.