Reader's Notes - Save the Words

From Will Dean at the UK Guardian, here's an excellent story on a subsidiary of the Oxford University Press that is leading efforts to rescue obscure words.  Having established the website, savethewords.org, all that remains is to sit back and wait for people to take up the cause of one word or another.  Your sponsorship of a word such as jobler, for example -- "one who does small jobs" -- is largely a matter of registering for the website and volunteering to revive the usage of the word in your writing and in your speech.  Presumably, others will follow. And so, my logophile friends, take up the cause and find a word to save today.  In addition, you verbiphages out there can fill up on new words to try on your unsuspecting coworkers and family members.

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