For those interested in protecting words that are on the verge of extinction you can save the words. All you have to do is visit the Save The Words website.
It is for people who love words, for those who need to learn new words every day, for those who want to save them from disappearing off the planet. You laugh but it’s true. By going to the Save the Words site you get to peruse through thousands of endangered words. You can do your part to protect the words adopting them and promising to use them as much as possible in conversation and correspondence to the best of your ability.
In this day and age we are in desperate need of keeping the language of old alive. Have fun with it. You just might save a word.