Notes by Autumn Light

On Hebrew, English, translation, editing, and more—by Jonathan Orr-Stav


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What words are dying in the English language?

Fun question. Off the top of my head (I might add to these later):

In the UK:

  • gaol (in favour of jail, or prison)
  • hiccough (in favour of hiccup)
  • society (since Margaret Thatcher)
  • hospital (in favour of trust)

In North America:

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