Tweetionary: An Etymology Dictionary
The study of prisons and the punishment of criminals. Latin “poena”=punishment, penalty < Greek “poini”=fine, blood money, penalty + “-ology”=the study/science of.
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Thoughts from the criminology team
As I am outside the prison walls on another visit I look at the high walls that keep people inside incarcerated. This is an institution designed to keep people in and it is obvious from the outside. 539 more words
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BookLovers of Bath
Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Hutchinson, 1958, Hardback in dust wrapper. 263 more words
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