Imagining Ourselves: What Does it Mean to be Part of the African Diaspora?
Her first book, Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory in the Third Reich, was an oral history acknowledging the participation of African minorities to the German history ... What does it mean to centre the only black ...
What's in a name? Metro becomes a bad word at Microsoft
For whatever reason, Microsoft appears to have decided Metro is a bad word, and has instructed its teams ... reported Thursday that the change had to do with a possible trademark dispute involving a German company called Metro AG, Mary Jo Foley heard ...
Words get in the way of Bearden at Currier
They know the response will either be “What do you mean?” or (at best ... Essentially, it was a gallery filled with illustrated typography. “Words, words, words,” as Hamlet said to the prying Polonius. But didn’t I come here to escape them?
Living for the next generation
"Dad, what the heck does that mean?" "Well ... "We are Scotch, Dutch, German, Italian, Cherokee, Jewish and perhaps Gypsy." Since no one had such a marvelous gizmo like a computer, I just took his words at face value. Much, much later on, I have been ...
'Twerk' Origin: Where Does The Word Come From?
Twerp could not be a borrowing; that is, it could not come from an outside source (such a source does not exist; reference to Danish is a bad joke, and, incidentally, the same word exists ... its modern meaning remains unclear. German Zweig does not ...