Over The Years, Technology Has Changed More Than You Realize In The World

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There’s no doubt that technology has changed our lives. You can argue whether it’s been for better or for worse, but you can’t deny that the world is now different because of it. Just take a look around you, is anyone around you not currently utilizing new technology? Even if it’s only you in a room, you’re reading this on some sort of computer, phone, or tablet, aren’t you? Technology hasn’t only changed the way we live our lives, but our language too. Take a look at these words whose meanings have been totally modified because of technology!

Web

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At least the spider’s web is easier to get out of.

Surfing

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Snuggies are like the wet suits of surfing the web.

Mouse

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Which one’s cuter?

Blackberry

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They’re both an acquired taste.

Keys

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Which type do you prefer?

Status

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Do you like the direction this word is headed in?

Specs

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I see.

Wall

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Does that make unwanted comments graffiti?

Wallpaper

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Love what you’ve done with the place where you keep those icons.

Homepage

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Wow. I totally forgot about pagers.

Application

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Is there an application application yet?

Monitor

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The only thing harder to keep track of than those kids are these new definitions.

Traffic

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The second certainly seems better for the environment.

Link

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I see the connection.

 Window

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I like the one that has less cleaning involved.

Memory

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I remember that.

Apple

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the originals certainly taste better.

Tweets

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Do you follow?

Menu

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I was wondering why it was so hard to find the appetizers.

Community

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We’re all in this together.

Those are some pretty big changes! Makes you wonder what the previous sentence will mean a few years down the road. Or that one. Or this one! … Wow. Who knew the future would be this exhausting? Eh, maybe someone will invent some sort of technology that’ll sort it all out.

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