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The Strange Story Of ‘Camp’

The term ‘camp’ comes from the French term se camper, meaning ‘to pose in an exaggerated fashion’, and was first used in 1909, although it has long been regarded as¬†etymologically obscure. Back then it was noted to mean¬†ostentatious, exaggerated, affected, theatrical or effeminate, but it didn’t stay in those pigeonholes. The rise of post-modernism made […]