The curious history of ‘chauvinism’

Napoleonic soldiers Nicolas Chauvin of Rochefort

Many have found it encouraging to see the increasingly public discourse around sexism, bigotry, and prejudice in recent years – with the #MeToo movement a prominent force in this arena. This blog post doesn’t intend to weigh into that world, but rather does what a dictionary blog does best – looks at the linguistic curios […]

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