A WOMAN has been left stunned after realising why things like cheerleaders and backpacks are called what they are.
Emma took to TikTok to share a video in which she weighed in on "words I didn't realise mean exactly what they're called".
"First cheerleaders – they lead the cheers," she began.
Before continuing: "This one's actually mind blowing to me. Dunkin' Donuts.
"I was thinking about it, like I thought it was someone called Dunkin' and Donuts, but no, it's because it's coffee and donuts – Dunkin Donuts."
She continued her list with "tie dye" – "you tie it, like with rubber bands, and then you dye it".
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"You guys are going to think I'm stupid but backpack – it's a pack that you put on your back," she said, incredulously.
Emma concluded her list with "fireplace" – "it's like a place for the fire".
And while some people shared Emma's amazement about the words' meanings, others were less impressed.
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"My girl discovered compound words," one wrote.
"compound words," another added.
"wait till someone tells her that Pinterest means that u PIN your INTERESTS," a third commented.
While others shared the meanings of words that they were left stunned by.
"contact lenses they’re lenses that make contact with ur eyes," one wrote.
"DEODORANT de-odour, like that blew my mind when i realised it," another added.
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"mine like this was windshield," a third commented.
As someone else wrote: "Nah cause laptop and desktop had me mind blown when I put that together LMAO."
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