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Using Archaic Words is as Bad as Using Made-Up New Ones

Originally posted on SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE:
(Aulus Gellius, Attics Nights 11.7) ? “One Should Avoid Very Archaic Words That Have Become Antiquated and Fallen Out of Use” “Using words that are obsolete and worn down seems as affected as using uncustomary…

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