12 thoughts on “Reblog of 12-OldWords-that-Survived-by-Getting-Fossilized-in-Idiom”

  1. I loved that post. Languages and words – words and their lifespans are quite fascinating. I was familiar with 7 of those words- But only through the idioms, I love getting to know the “root”.
    My favorite was umbrage – it changed connotations didn’t it?
    A couple of “new” words for you. Back back. Like get the stuff out of the back back, will you?
    And flexitarian. Which is a flexible vegetarian!

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