The etymology and history of sleep.

When Did We Start Using Sleep as a Stand-In for Sex and Death?

When Did We Start Using Sleep as a Stand-In for Sex and Death?

A show about the mysteries of English.
Nov. 30 2015 10:50 AM

When Did We Start Using Sleep as a Stand-In for Sex and Death?

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss the energetic history of the word sleep.

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