More words dropped and fewer words added to languages in digital age: Study

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Words are being dropped from languages faster and new ones added at a slower rate.

Adding new words or dropping old ones to an existing language  is something people have always done. As new things or ideas are discovered, new words crop up to describe them. But now, in the digital age, that process appears to be slowing despite the increased pace of new things arriving on the scene.

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