Old-fashioned words

According to a study carried out by Lancaster University and Cambridge University Press, some once-popular English words are fading from use. “Marvellous”, “fetch” and “pussy cat” are all words which have fallen from favour, while the new-fangled “awesome”, “internet” and “treadmill” are on the up. The previously oft-used “cheerio” has been replaced with “see you later”, and “Walkman” has been overtaken by “smartphone”.

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