Idioms – Outdated Technology

Technology is evolving at incredible speeds. Now everything is available at the touch of a button or a touch screen. We have smart phones and smart cars, and even virtual reality and augmented reality. Language is changing quickly to catch up. Now you can “google” some information or take a “selfie” on your iPhone.

Before we completely forget how things used to be, let’s take a moment to reflect on some older, outdated technologies that once shaped the language. Most of this technology is no longer used, but the expressions are still very common!

Take the quiz to see if you can find the technology that inspired each of the expressions below.

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