A protester in Causeway Bay on October 5. Photo: May Tse
Lisa Lim
Opinion

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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

As Hong Kong bans protesters from wearing masks, we uncover the origins of the word

  • “Mask” entered the English language in around 1530 along with a new – masked – type of entertainer

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A protester in Causeway Bay on October 5. Photo: May Tse
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