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- Is “fortnight” an outdated word? 2 answers
Today firstly I recovered by BBC report that the words "two weeks ago" can be replaced by the word "fortnight", while so far I didn't came across this thing. How common is this word?
It's not clear to me if "two weeks ago" is used by native English speakers or maybe they should say "fortnight" instead. In other words, I would like to know if I should use it in the spoken language or it's considered weird in spoken language?
"About a fortnight ago, four men were sentenced to one month in prison after eating in public."