A short history of wokeness Romanticism’s rejection of reason sowed the seeds of today’s woke movement Those who consider themselves woke, … might see wokeness as an embrace of positive virtues, such as tolerance, fairness and awareness. The OED defines woke as meaning ‘alert to injustice in society, especially racism’. Urban Dictionary defines it more ..
Burnt Chop Syndrome is the Oxford University Press word of the month for September 2019. Beaut words: Burnt chop syndrome OUP defines ‘burnt chop syndrome’ as: noun: (esp. of a woman) “the practice or habit of taking the least attractive item or option; the practice or habit of putting the needs and desires of others ..