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    Sometimes I come across "Old-Fashioned" in dictionaries. Should I avoid using such words or phrases that being marked as an old-fashioned, "Mumís the word", for example?

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    Default Re: "Old-Fashioned"

    Yes, unless you want to sound old-fashioned.

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