I haven’t had a cigarette, probably in six years. That’s because I’m scared of my wife.
PRESIDENT OBAMA, to a fellow delegate at the UN General Assembly on Monday.
(via CBS News)
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.