30 words and phrases that will soon disappear from American English — Quartz


American English is rich with idiom and slang. But as new words enter the lexicon, many old expressions fall into disuse. Earlier this month the Dictionary of American Regional English, a project to capture the ebb and flow of the country’s regional vocabulary, released a list of 50 “endangered” words and phrases to try and…

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