Originally Posted by bwhhisc
Same words, different regions or dialects can mean different things. Same for words that move from generation to generation. For instance where i live, the word shag only means to dance; the "shag" is the state dance of South Carolina. In England...the meaning is having sex. Lots of surprised faces when Austin Powers movie came out.
First time I heard that someone had "smoked a fag" I asked where the body was.