Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Regard or treat as psychologically abnormal.‘most of the older theories pathologize same-sex attraction’
- ‘Today's talk of autism is not a new pathologizing of human behavior, just a new perspective on the origin of pathology.’
- ‘They pathologize and depoliticize her actions, reducing her self-protection to an overreaction to a sexual encounter.’
- ‘She responds by pathologizing rather than exploring the mystery at the heart of her subject.’
- ‘They cannot champion gun ownership or housewifery because their theories pathologize those choices.’
- ‘We need to take psychiatrically labeled people in our communities seriously, not patronize or pathologize them.’
- ‘Instead, this thinking pathologizes minority cultures by demarcating a center and the ethnic margins.’
- ‘Cultures youth create are criminalized, pathologized, shut down, and silenced, and the powers that be start worrying about losing control of the youth.’
- ‘Some critics even contend that too many characteristics or quirks are being pathologized - labeled abnormal - to make money.’
- ‘These authors and attachment theorists emphasize that one of the most powerful negative effects of patriarchy has been the pathologizing of dependency.’
- ‘Medication both subdues and pathologizes women's complaints.’
- ‘What role do state institutions play in shaping identities and constructing beliefs about deviance that privilege some groups and pathologize others?’
- ‘Yet this pathologizing of elements of human experience begs the question: What makes heavy drug or alcohol use, long-term sadness, or heightened anxiety a disease?’
- ‘Some of what would have been considered normal childhood behavior - squirming, being moody - is now pathologized.’
- ‘This is pathologizing the trivial and the mundane.’
- ‘Mention your magick, and one therapist will be fascinated, and another will pathologize you.’
- ‘Besides, titles like that would succeed in pathologizing them, and I don't want that.’
- ‘‘It's important that we don't pathologize Aboriginal people,’ she adds.’
- ‘‘All of the discourse about fatness is about pathologizing the individual,’ she said in an interview, also likening it to the eugenics movement.’
- ‘Here he found much less intolerance and pathologizing of his behaviors and differences.’
- ‘They're guilty of being fooled by her lies, but they're not guilty of pathologizing normal behavior.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.