Talk:necessary

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Noun usage[edit]

I, being British, have never encountered the usage of this word as a euphemism for toilet. At the very least, it is almost certainly slang, possibly regional, and I wonder if there is in fact any documented usage of it at all... -- 131.111.103.165 09:09, 4 August 2006 (UTC)

Or more likely it's a hundred and fifty years old, and some American has assumed we all talk like Oliver Twist, eh wot, guvnor. Removing it. ~~ Anon, 11/08/06
Words that are archaic or obsolete should just be marked as such. I restored that sense and tagged it as "archaic". Rod (A. Smith) 08:59, 13 August 2006 (UTC)

Inevitable[edit]

In a phrase like "necessary consequence", "necessary" means "inevitable" rather than "needed, required" - do we need another definition? Kappa 09:08, 13 December 2006 (UTC)