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Christine Ro

Christine Ro

Christine Ro is an international development editor and a writer on various topics. She lives in London.

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How Training Bras Constructed American Girlhood

In the twentieth century, advertisements for a new type of garment for preteen girls sought to define the femininity they sold.
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How Linguists Are Using Urban Dictionary

Urban Dictionary continues a long history of recording low-brow language. It’s also a repository of a specific kind of internet immaturity.

Do We Have to Tell Them the House Is Haunted?

On the law and mythologies of haunting, from antiquity to today.