A wood engraving of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804). Picture: Alamy
Lisa Lim
Opinion

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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

What robots and slaves have in common – tracing the words’ origins reveals a curious connection

Ahead of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, find out where the word ‘slave’ came from

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A wood engraving of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804). Picture: Alamy
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