Traditional phrases sent to the knacker’s yard as most under-50s no longer use them
Like science, languages advance one death at a time…..
“It would seem that many of the phrases which were once commonplace in Britain are seldom used nowadays.”
Wepyng and waylyng, care and oother sorwe
I knowe ynogh, on even and a-morwe,’
Quod the Marchant, ‘and so doon oother mo
That wedded been.