Category:English retronyms

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  1. walk-up
  2. corn on the cob
  3. Middle English
  4. front slash
  5. Old West
  6. command-line interface
  7. foreslash
  8. conventional oven
  9. old media
  10. CISC
Oldest pages ordered by last edit
  1. front slash
  2. visible light
  3. BC
  4. standard
  5. SD
  6. CLI
  7. dark chocolate
  8. foreslash
  9. plain text
  10. CDA

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