Tag: language

  • This Week in Princeton History for January 25-31

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, a photographer finishes a series of images of places and people on campus, an alumni accent is criticized, and more. January 25, 1877—The Princetonian reports that a “female servant” is working in Witherspoon Hall. […]

  • Do You Speak Princetonian?: The Language of Princeton

    By Zachary Bampton ’20 with April C. Armstrong *14 Princetonians past and present have enjoyed the creation and use of language to refer to Princeton-specific places, acts, and things. Here at the Mudd Library, we have combed the archives to put forth some notable and, we think, fun words and phrases to capture what life […]