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Read This: Mental Floss gathers once-annoying words that are now common

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Grammarians like us tend to scoff when new words, spellings, or meanings wiggle their way into the language, pushing at the boundaries until the world finally relents. This fascinating list from the fascinating list-makers over at Mental Floss points out that things were always this way. Did you know that using "interview" as a verb was once scoffed at? Indeed, 'twas.

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