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Use 'fossil' to specify objects from an ancient era, not recent past. SlideDespite the clues, that bone isn't a fossil; it's only a few decades old.
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'Fossil' implies historical significance and scientific interest due to its age. SlideThe fossil they discovered provided valuable information about prehistoric life.
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Use 'fossil' literally for physical remains, not for concepts or non-physical things. SlideYou won't find a fossil of a dance move; fossils are physical objects.