Threatened German words/Bedrohte Wörter

Following the recent entry on adopting German words,
Sonja linked to the Bedrohte Wörter project (via

This is a much more sensible project, as it has a list (rote Liste) of specifically threatened words, albeit only one per letter of the alphabet. I am thinking of saving the word Wählscheibe. After all, the verb dial outlived its roundness.

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