The Haunting of Hill House Recap: The Sleep of Reason

A ”screaming meemie” isn’t actually a nightmare, as Poppy, the flapper who visits in the night, tells Olivia. According to the OED, the phrase originated in 1927 as a term for drunkenness or hysterics. (During World War II, it was also a nickname for a type of rocket fired by ... More »

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