gender, language, sex, vulva, womb

Vulvagate: why the words we use for our bodies matter

Is it OK to use 'vagina' to cover all the internal and external female sexual organs? 'Vulvagate' reminds us of a lost world of passages, gates and doors.

Bad History, food, Hippocrates, womb

Hippocrates – and watercress?

The name of ‘Hippocrates’ is still being used to sell products – alternative medicine, weird diets, and ... watercress?