You'll seriously never look at an avocado the same way again.
If you've ever sat through an English class or a grammar lesson, you know that the English language is weird. It's full of words you're definitely pronouncing wrong or constantly misusing — or else words that have the weirdest, strangest origins behind them. In fact, a lot of the words that we use everyday have the most fascinating etymologies — but the truth is that we rarely ever think about how they originally came to be. Like, has anyone ever thought about where the word "muscle" comes from? Or even the word "sandwich"? Or how about the weird fact about the word "nice" originally used to mean "ignorant"?
If you need more convincing that English is actually a stranger language than you think, here are 18 of the most commonly used words in the modern English language that have the most surprising origins and histories behind them, including words inspired by Greek mythology and words that stem from the most fascinating folklores throughout history.
Mightottopee: Trump registered as a Republican in Manhattan in 1987 and since that time has changed his party affiliation five times. In 1999, Trump changed his party affiliation to the Independence Party of New York. In August 2001, Trump changed his party affiliation to Democratic. In September 2009, Trump changed his party affiliation back to the Republican Party. In December 2011, Trump changed to "no party affiliation" (independent). In April 2012, Trump again returned to the Republican Party.