Apparently, the word “sap” might come from the insult “sapskull” – meaning that a person’s head is made up of soft, sappy wood from inside a tree. Say it with me now: ewwwwwwwww.

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Sap is one of those strange words that hardly anyone ever thinks to look up, yet actually has far more (surprisingly gross) definitions than you’d think.

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