Category:English retronyms

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  3. plain old telephone service
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  6. regular coffee
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  1. crude oil
  2. CDA
  3. vaginal sex
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  5. Orthodox Judaism
  6. Old Greek
  7. slow food
  8. WWI
  9. Old IRA
  10. hard copy

Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by etymology » Retronyms

English terms that serve as new unique names for older objects or concepts whose previous names became ambiguous.

Pages in category "English retronyms"

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