> There's probably a difference in terminology between obsolete and
> archaic, but I don't feel like digging through the Guide to the OED to
> figure it out....
I think "archaic" means "old-fashioned" whereas "obsolete" means "not
used anymore". So an archaic term can be used, though it would sound
funny to most people, whereas an obsolete word is no longer part of the
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