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Twenty-six words we don’t want to lose

Twenty-six words we don’t want to lose

BBC Culture - By Fiona Macdonald

After academics picked out 30 words that have been ‘lost’ from the English language, self-confessed ‘word geek’ Paul Anthony Jones reveals obscure yet delightful terms that also need to be saved from falling into disuse. He sits next to a bookcase, flicking through titles long out of print. Like a …

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