Dead Words: Meet The Old, Rare English Words Being Resurrected

Posted on Monday, May 21st, 2012 by

Meet the old, rare words long forgotten by the English language. Dead Words is bringing them back!


THE DEAD WORDS – Created lovingly by graphic designer, illustrator and letterer Karen To, Dead Words is a beautiful, visual memorial to some of the more wonderful, old, rare words that the English language has long since forgotten. She and her fellow artists have come together to celebrate these words by illustrating them in a way that implies their interpretation of the words.


Beautiful illustrations of rare, old words

In a world of innovation,  technology and constantly looking to the future, it’s nice, once in a while, to come across a website that celebrates the past like this. If you feel like spending a few minutes finding some long forgotten words, indulging on the beauty of the English language, and enjoying the interpretations of words by a group of exquisite graphic designers, check out Dead Words – you’ll definitely find a new word to fox your friends with!

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