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Published on June 4th, 2017 | by Admin

14 Words That Meant Something Completely Different In The ’00s

"Eyeshadow"

It was a very different time.

“Eyeshadow”

What it means now: A natural-hued powder that adds definition to your eyes.

What it meant in the ’00s: Getting into a fight with the colour “frosted purple” and losing.

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“Shrug”

"Shrug"

What it means now: A gesture that indicates a lack of understanding.

What it meant in the ’00s: ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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“Tan”

"Tan"

What it means now: A slight darkening of the skin achieved from sitting in the sun wearing adequate sun protection.

What it meant in the ’00s: White people applying so much Johnson’s Holiday Skin they went completely orange.

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“Belt”

"Belt"

What it means now: Traditional device for holding up your trousers.

What it meant in the ’00s: Extraneous, very large accessory worn pointlessly over a top just below your boobs.

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