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Friday, 13 February 2009
Qua? Qui? Que?
Just discovered the word qua in an academic article on how consumers are manufactured. Fascinating stuff about panopticons and dataveillance apart, I was intrigued by the author's use of the word qua which I had never before encountered. Turns out it's a handy little bugger. It's Latin for "as / as being in / in the capacity of" and is the feminine singular of "qui", which means "who".