so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
As print products become more and more
antiquated, is part of what keeps them going that we like to share them on social media?
“There was something
cathartic and something wonderful about the fact that he ran away from it,” he acknowledges.
anything that is cast aside
The confetti thrown at midnight is made from recycled material that would otherwise be
discarded, and all of it is biodegradable.
give, sell, or transfer to another
Recycling will be made less confusing for households, and manufacturers will need to foot the cost of
disposing of the goods they produce.
cease to hold, as an investment
Trouble is, the older you get the less likely it is that you will deal with
divesting yourself of all that stuff.
not belonging to that in which it is contained
Keep the manual and warranty, and recycle all
no longer in use
However, the rise of mobile phones rendered the pager
obsolete, and few remain worldwide.
serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
Her first routine, for instance, about the
otiose instructions on the back of shampoo bottles, gets its laughs from the relentless sarcasm with which she explores the subject.
an act of removing by cleansing
I watched the people
purge their homes at the start of the new moon.
more than is needed, desired, or required
Add “interest” to your table with truly unexpected place settings and
superfluous baked goods:
having no beneficial utility
However, for certain retail sectors - notably jewellery, department stores, electronics, and
useless tat - Christmas is a very big deal indeed.
lacking in usefulness or value
My father protested that the broach was just crystal, a
worthless family heirloom with only sentimental value.