"motoring" and other "obsolescent" words

James Kossuth jkossuth at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Fri Apr 26 14:57:27 UTC 2002

Can anyone suggest a good book on the subject
of words that have been supplanted by others?
I'm looking for something that chronicles the
changes in word use over time, esp. in the US,
e.g., "motoring" replaced by "driving."

Thanks for any leads,


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