Words and Phrases That Are Disappearing

As time continues to move on, new ways to describe and express things are appearing every day. But what happens to the phrases and words that we've had all throughout history? Unfortunately, many of these ways that allowed us to express certain things are slowly disappearing from our language. Either for the reasons of being out of date, or just because people don't find the world 'cool' enough to use. 

Take a look at these words and phrases that are slowly losing their touch with modern times, and are making their way out. Enjoy:


Barn Burner:

Barn Burner

This word was used as the name for a wooden match that could be struck and ignited on any surface.

The word Barn Burner nowadays is used to describe an event that typically consists of sports or intense exercising.

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