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An A to Z of Noah Webster

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Bertha:
October 16 is World Dictionary Day in honor of Noah Webster's birthday!   Here is an interesting little article listing twenty-six words that we seldom, if ever, see now: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-anthony-jones/forgotten-words_b_5985494.html.

Darryl:
Never heard of any of them! 'Fopdoodle' is an interesting one.

admin:
We get upskill these days which is much the same as uptrain I suppose.

davel:
I have seen or heard "hugger-mugger" used to describe a thief who steals from his or her victim by embracing them.

admin:
 :)

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