Ever considered body piercing and tattoos? Are you sporting body art of your own? UT Health Science Center reminds us that you’re participating in a long-standing, cross-historical tradition of body modification and visual bodily expression.
Oxford’s Dictionary reminded us that when we flippantly say “oodles,” we’re actually drawing on slang from the mid nineteenth century.
A group of medieval historians debated why (and what it means) that battlefields continue to be tourist landmarks – in Europe and beyond. (Which have you visited and how did they shape your childhood experience of ‘summer vacation’?)
The lovely team at Epistolae reminded us that women’s letters exist, and that they deserve attention from the public and from researchers. (We’re certainly grateful for such work!)
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