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Updated by Alan Berkson on Jun 19, 2014
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Expressions Obviated by Technology

There's are lots of things we say these days that meant something at some point, but not so much in the Digital Age. Ex. Dial a phone. We don't dial anymore. And very often we don't even use a phone.

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Cut and Paste

Cut and Paste

I used to do it with an Exacto knife and rubber cement.

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Dial

Dial

Dial a phone referred to a rotary phone.

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Tune in

Tune in

You used to have to finely adjust a radio to get the signal to listen to a station.

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Roll down the window

Roll down the window

Most cars have power windows these days.

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Let's Hangout

Let's Hangout

Google is working on hijacking that term!