guardian.co.uk, Sunday 21 August 2011 19.25 BST

Collins experts remove obsolete words – including aerodrome and wittol – from smaller dictionaries

What really tickles me about this article is the thought that in the future, text analysis tools like Google Trends will reveal a strange spike in the use of these obsolete words, thanks to this article and the comments on it.

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