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Category:English retronyms

Recent additions to the category
  1. walk-up
  2. corn on the cob
  3. Middle English
  4. front slash
  5. Old West
  6. command-line interface
  7. foreslash
  8. conventional oven
  9. old media
  10. CISC
Oldest pages ordered by last edit
  1. front slash
  2. old media
  3. command-line interface
  4. Primitive Irish
  5. conventional PCI
  6. conventional oven
  7. BC
  8. SD
  9. CLI
  10. World War I

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