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Weird Shit

General

Filing Number: 99 - Weird Shit
Author(s): Davis, Erik
Date Added: 2014-07-21
Created: 2014-07-14
Digital?: ✓
Physical?:
Location:
URL: http://boingboi.../weird-shit.htm
Lost & Found:
Tags: weird; weird shit; wyrd; etymology; words; language
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Description

An article by Erik Davis on the roots of "the weird". From the intro:

Forming somewhere between old English to the modern uncanny, weirdness is its own language. Erik Davis offers a brief etymological look at weird, the word, and the place where it lurks in our imagination.

Archive Notes

Digital Archive contains a PDF printout of the article.