# 43 Fix the checkout
This is a bad one, must fix quickly. These words are no longer in everyday use or have lost a particular meaning in current usage but are sometimes used to impart an old-fashioned flavor to historical novels, for example, or in standard conversation or writing just for a humorous effect. Some, such as bedlam, reveal the origin of their current meaning, while others reveal the origin of a different modern word, as with gentle, the sense of which is preserved in gentleman. Some, such as learn and let, now mean the opposite of their former use.
  • Joe 01/02/12 This is great
  • Kate 02/02/17 I ate a duck
  • Julie 12/06/17 Fantastic
  • Carl 13/06/17 Superb.