These passages feel the most lived in; aging, for Rebecca Winter, is less frightening than obsolescence.
The very fact—the very absurdity—of Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize proves its obsolescence.
In doing so, he implied the obsolescence of that most embedded of British watering holes, the pub.
And therein lies a tale of fragility and obsolescence that can be told in two tidy charts.
Or at least they should, if they are not to follow the path to obsolescence.
Some may enjoy a second life; most of them will feel only the weakness of a second obsolescence.
Petzholdt's Bibliotheca bibliographica is a classified bibliography that shows signs of obsolescence.
This isn't the old-time expanding economy based on obsolescence and conspicuous consumption.
Yet even in those words which do not become common there is very little tendency to obsolescence in the King James version.
This operation has naturally declined in vogue with the obsolescence of blood-letting as a remedy.