Sublime: Word History Connections

The architectural origins and aesthetic development of the word “Sublime”, and its importance to Romanticism. Thank you to our most recent Patreon patrons: Lukas Hägele, Valerie Polichar, Evermore Anon, Ian & Susan McMaster. We really appreciate Discover A Lot More

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Turkey: Word History Connections

The etymology & origin of the Turkey, and what it tells us about Thanksgiving. A correction: “kalkoen” is associated with the trading city Calicut, in Kerala rather than Calcutta. Check out our Patreon page if you’d like to help support us: https://www.patreon.com/TheEndlessKnot For Discover A Lot More

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World War I: One Word | History

How would you sum up World War I in just one word? Subscribe for more History: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9MAhZQQd9egwWCxrwSIsJQ?sub_confirmation=1 Check out exclusive HISTORY videos and full episodes: http://www.history.com/videos Get Discover A Lot More

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A History of the N Word: Why Is It Offensive, Racist? Meaning, Usage (2001)

Nigger is a noun in the English language. The word originated as a neutral term referring to black people, as a variation of the Spanish/Portuguese noun negro, a descendant of the Latin adjective niger (“color black”). About the book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0375713719/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0375713719&linkCode=as2&tag=tra0c7-20&linkId=2c7312c6e14c4996ffed24ce6fd10eb7 Often Discover A Lot More

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