Word Warriors: Four Years of Words Worth Reviving 24 words

Every year, Wayne State University releases a list of ten words worth reviving in the new year. Here, learn selected words from 2009-2013.

Update: Check out " Wayne State Word Warriors Words to Rescue, 2014-2015 Edition" for more.

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