Adopt an Obsolete Word from the Oxford English Dictionary

Topic: Is a site from the Oxford English Dictionary. Join the campaign to save forgotten words from obsolescence.!


I'd love to use my awesome iPad to save obsolete words, but that site uses obsolete technology, so I won't be participating...

it's a "senticous" predicament, although I'm not sure that it's ironic... but it might be ironic that senticous is one of the obsolete words.

since when is the word adopt obsolete??...oh, i get it

If you're interested in keeping your vocabulary wittily out-of-date, you might subscribe to Michael Quinion's weekly newsletter at worldwidewords-dot-org. The email is plain-text, so it might even get through to your iPad.

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