Medieval slang

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You might not know this because it’s not true, but much of our current slang was used in Medieval times. Here are a few examples:

King Henry of Derp. (image via luminarium.org)

This portrait of King Henry VIII is the first image of “derp.” (image via luminarium.org)

 

I can haz diseased rat?

   I can haz diseased rat? (image via britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk)

 

Bitch, please. (image via sxc)

“Bitch, please” captured on stained glass. (image via sxc)

 

Fresco bomb! (image via vaticanexhibit.com)

Fresco bomb. (image via vaticanexhibit.com)

 

(image via merryfarmer.net)

YOLOTATTYDOD: You Only Live Once Till About Thirty Then You Die Of Dysentery (image via merryfarmer.net)

 

Sadly, he hadth no swag. (image via charmingcastle.com)

A tribute to he who hadth no swag. (image via charmingcastle.com)

 

Unicorn capture fail. (image via goodreads.com)

Unicorn capture “fael.” (image via goodreads.com)

 

Double Fisting for Jesus. (image via medievalscript.com)

Double Fisting for Jesus. (image via medievalscript.com)

 

#FollowFriday was originally #FollowFridayAndMurder WithLances (image via historyforkids.org)

#FollowFriday was originally #FollowFridayAndWoundGrievouslyWithLances (image via historyforkids.org)

Nailed it. (image via ramanon.com)

Nailed it. (image via ramanon.com)

 

Author: admin

Meredith likes to write the funny at her blog, Pile of Babies (http://www.pileofbabies.com).

2 Comments

  1. Holy hell! You almost without fail crack me up to no end (and only not when you post about srsbsns) but Double Fisting for Jesus?? Oh my god, I’m dying, and a little bit in love…hiLARious

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