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Retronyms: Linguistic Shifts

Retronyms: Linguistic Shifts | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it

A 'retronym' is a term specifying the original meaning of word after a newer meaning has overtaken it.

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unit 3

Kristen McDaniel's curator insight, May 2, 3:10 PM

Very interesting look at how language changes over time.  Examples:  landline, "friend IRL", and vinyl.

God Is.'s curator insight, May 3, 1:15 PM

Some of you might appreciate this article.. Darn I feel old! LOL

A.K.Andrew's curator insight, May 6, 8:32 PM

Fantastic images for our modern day terms.

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Did You Know 3.0

The New 2012 HD version on the progression of information technology researched by Karl Fisch, and modified by me! Globalization & The Information Age.

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steve smith's curator insight, January 30, 1:30 AM

Great for beginning the development topic

Mrs. B's curator insight, February 5, 9:19 AM

If you haven't seen this classic, don't wait one more minute! Creates a paradigm shift!

Nancy Watson's curator insight, March 5, 7:55 PM

Did you Know? Shift Happens, and it is happening at an exponential rate. Half of this 2012 version maybe obsolete. Time, and technology, does not stand still.