Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Talks about the Origin of the Word “Factory”

23 May 2018 (Wednesday)

14 May 2018 (Friday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, talks about where the word “factory” comes from , in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

“Despite Latin origins, the English word can be traced to a 1582 translation of a Portuguese historian’s account of India”

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Source: SCMP