Did you know the words antioxidant, sports car, and moonwalking are turning 100 this year? Moonwalking will be 100 years old in 2019, along with other words and phrases like antioxidant or blood typing. In this episode of the Mental Floss List Show, Erin (@erincmccarthy) shares our favorite 100 words and phrases such as balletomane, broadband, and offline that are hitting their one hundredth birthday this year. This week, The Mental Floss List Show runs down the 100 words and phrases turning a century old this year.
Can you guess which of Erin’s favorite pastas is turning 100? Or which identity disorder has been around for a century (hint: it’s the subject of an M. Night Shyamalan movie)? What about the slang terms for jail, underwear, and conceited celebrating their 100th birthdays?
Watch this week’s Mental Floss List Show to find out!
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