“Just like facts and flies, English words have life-spans. Some are thousands of years old from before English officially existed, others change or are replaced or get ditched entirely. Here are 18 uncommon or obsolete words that we think may have died early.”
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SWEDISH/ENGLISH FALSE FRIENDS
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