Adopt an Obsolete Word from the Oxford English Dictionary Is a site from the Oxford English Dictionary. Join the campaign to save forgotten words from obsolescence.!


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can't access on my iPad... uses flash

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

Another good resource...

If you're interested in keeping your vocabulary wittily out-of-date, you might subscribe to Michael Quinion's weekly newsletter at worldwidewords-dot-org.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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