I’ve been immersed in reading letters from ages past, and have realized how much the beauty of the English language has degraded over time.

So I move we bring these little beauties back into fashion. Who’s with me?

  • ought
  • dapper
  • fancy
  • dearest
  • regard
  • darling
  • vexed
  • beloved
  • dandy
  • wretched
  • swell
  • vast
  • agony
  • farewell
  • hasten
  • fickle
  • longing
  • ardour
  • conviction
  • deign
  • tumultuous
  • decadent

Reblog this and add your own favorite now-forgotten words to the list, if you like. x