What is a retronym?

Found this out a couple of weeks ago..

A retronym is a word or name given after a product has been around for a long time …

For example, Black & White TV, or Landline Phones !


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Posted on July 27, 2006, in thought provoking. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. And the one people here in the Uk laugh at the most is STD (and in phone booth)

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