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Who says "fortnight" nowadays?

When did the word "fortnight" fall out of fashion? Is it still used in some countries? I read somewhere that it is common in British English, but I don't know if that's current. My story takes place around the early to mid-18th century in a pseudo-English country. Would people still say "fortnight" or would they just say "two weeks"?

Edit: Answered! Thanks to everyone who responded. Guess it's really just North Americans that don't say "fortnight" anymore.
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