"Mate, this satellite service wouldn't Voom if you put 10 million volts through it! It's bleedin' demised!" "It's pining..." "It's not pining, it's passed on!"
My grandmother was born in 1902 and lived through an entire century. When I would ask her about the changes she had seen, I could see the wonder as she described the automobile, the aeroplane, the radio, and the man on the moon.