Original Meanings Quiz
A quiz for the pedantic and those annoyed by them!
There are very few words in English that have not changed meaning at least somewhat over their lifetimes. Some of our common, everyday words began with a meaning that is unrecognizable to most of us today. The following quiz, based on the evidence we have available to us now, will test either your knowledge of how our language was used hundreds of years ago, or your ability to guess on that subject.