Thursday 10 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike
Languages change, sure, we’ve all heard the reports of ‘new words’ being added year on year into well known and respected dictionaries, but how many are removed?
Do I really care, probably not. But every now and then, one stumbles across a word or two that you hardly ever hear. Crap; does that mean Uncle Spike is getting a bit old in the tooth, and will become known as Grandpa Spike pretty soon??
Anyway, my ‘forgotten words’ for today are:-
Am I alone on this? Are we losing our language, or it a steady ‘progression’, or am I just getting past it? Answers on a postcard (whatever one of those is!)…