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10 Words That Will Immediately Make You Sound Old

Reader's Digest Logo By Jennifer Brozak of Reader's Digest | Slide 3 of 10: If you came of age in the 1980s, chances are you still use the word 'tape' when it comes to recording your favorite music or TV shows, as in, 'I'm not going to be home tonight to watch 'Knight Rider.' Could you tape it for me?' With the advent of digital media, there's obviously no longer a need to record anything on magnetic tape, but still, old linguistic habits die hard.

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If you came of age in the 1980s, chances are you still use the word 'tape' when it comes to recording your favorite music or TV shows, as in, 'I'm not going to be home tonight to watch 'Knight Rider.' Could you tape it for me?' With the advent of digital media, there's obviously no longer a need to record anything on magnetic tape, but still, old linguistic habits die hard.
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