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Words we should revive

Have you ever thought “Hey. What’s the word for freshly melted snow? No… not slush.”

Well, it’s snowbroth! Yep, according to this Buzzfeed article, snowbroth dates from the 1590s and simply means “freshly melted snow”.

Not got enough uses for snowbroth? What about snoutfair? It means a good looking person. As in “Ryan Gosling’s a total snoutfair”.

These and 25 other words are collected (along with cute owl pics) in the Buzzfeed article “27 delightful obsolete words it’s high time we revived”. Which one will you choose to help bring back?

If you prefer to use the modern English language though, it’s probably best you take up English lessons in Chicago.