Incorporating the 18 obsolete words from the article by Carmel Lobello in Death and Taxes online magazine, available at: http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/195348/18-obsolete-words-which-should-have-never-gone-out-of-style/
Thou bookwright! Honest worker thou art not!
No soda-squirt all day upon his feet!
No curglaff wakes thee to thy morning’s draft,
but gently into day sat on thy arse.
Spermologer, beef-witted in thy writ
that renders englishable witless phrase
and jirbles tyromancy on thy page.
Thou groakest at the world without true bite
in pussyvan at resistentialism.
A queerplunger doth labour more than thou,
thou sloth in lunting slouch! Get thee a trade!
Support thy snoutfair wonder-wench with squirrel,
that zafty california widow who
inspires thy drivel! Get thee honest work!
Having an inactive brain from eating too much beef.
An author; a term of slight contempt.
A wife whose husband is away for any extended period.
The shock felt when one first plunges into the cold water.
That which may be rendered into English
To silently watch someone eating, hoping to be invited to join them.
To pour a liquid with an unsteady hand.
Walking while smoking a pipe.
A flurry, temper.
Seemingly spiteful behavior shown by inanimate objects.
A person with a handsome countenance.
One who works at a soda fountain in New Mexico
A picker-up of trivia, a gossip monger.
Superstition of divining by the coagulation of cheese.
A person very easily imposed upon
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