Etymology is fun!
It fascinates me how much certain phrases can change and vary over time. I am only 23 but whenever I keep up with my niece via text or social media, it makes ME feel old.
I can barely even decipher what she is trying to say.
My daughter just asked why we say "hang up" the phone and now I feel 90.
— Jason English (@EnglishJason) June 2, 2015
That’s right. Kids these days don’t know where hang up comes from. Yikes!
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