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Hello! 😊 Our #slang term of the day is ”Knocked up”, which means “become pregnant.” ⠀ According to the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang, the phrase “knocked up,” meaning pregnant, first appeared in print in 1830. ⠀ The Oxford English Dictionary traces the expression back as far as 1813 and says it’s of American origin. An OED citation from 1836 refers to slave women who are “knocked down by the auctioneer, and knocked up by the purchaser.”  #english #englishslang #knockedup English, Grammar, Knock Knock, Slang, Idioms, American Slang, English Idioms, English Dictionaries, Learnin

Hello! 😊 Our #slang term of the day is ”Knocked up”, which means “become pregnant.” ⠀ According to the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang, the phrase “knocked up,” meaning pregnant, first appeared in print in 1830. ⠀ The Oxford English Dictionary traces the expression back as far as 1813 and says it’s of American origin. An OED citation from 1836 refers to slave women who are “knocked down by the auctioneer, and knocked up by the purchaser.” #english #englishslang…

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