A quick glance back at the words we use every day to discuss our experience of the world reveals a hidden reliance on language hatched by art and artists. What follows is a brief exploration of some of the more fascinating coinages of words that have long since eased their way from their artistic origins into casual conversation. But this particular kind of ghastly nastiness has an intriguing cultural backstory — one that plunges us deep below ground and into the time-buried rooms of a long-lost palace. The dark chamber into which the boy collapsed was a basement of the fabled first-Century Domus Aurea — an elaborate compound built by Emperor Nero after the great fire of 64 AD. That is what it means, right? Surely it is a word at furthest possible remove from the realm of propaganda? In fact, it has a rather sinister political past.
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July 31, Matthew J. Maladay is a journalist who writes excellent language pieces for Slate magazine. My favorite is the one on Pennsylvaniaof course! He recently contacted me about the call bro. Bro is having its flash apparently, and people have increasingly asked me about it over the years in reference to dude. Matthew's boundary marker is here. Reading over it I thought it sounded kind of akin to a blog post itself.
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