Category:English retronyms

Recent additions to the category
  1. command-line interface
  2. front slash
  3. foreslash
  4. conventional oven
  5. inside the box
  6. old media
  7. CISC
  8. brick and mortar
  9. 1G
  10. natural language
Oldest pages ordered by last edit
  1. WWI
  2. field hockey
  3. 2WD
  4. vaginal sex
  5. Orthodox Judaism
  6. conventional PCI
  7. first-generation
  8. rugby union
  9. Viennese waltz
  10. conventional warfare

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English terms that serve as new unique names for older objects or concepts whose previous names became ambiguous.