Tag Archives: Language

Why ‘Mice’, not ‘Mouses’? I-umlaut in English

 

Posted in English | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

How to speak English like Einstein

A not quite serious clip about how to speak English with a German accent. The Einstein recording is part of an essay called “The Common Language of Science”. You can listen to the entire recording here: The full ad with … Continue reading

Posted in Language | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Learn Some Black American Sign Language | Kottke

After a video Nakia Smith did with her grandfather went viral, Netflix asked her to explain what Black American Sign Language is, how it came about, and how it differs from American Sign Language. Black American Sign Language is a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

An Animated Stan Lee Explains Why the F- Word Is “the Most Useful Word in the English Language” (NSFW) | Open Culture

FYI. The language in this video is not safe for work. And now, on to our post. In the last couple years of his life, Stan Lee was ill, his health failing, but he stayed engaged and remained his old … Continue reading

Posted in Animation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

VIKING INFLUENCE on the English Language!

Posted in English | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

Why so many languages invented words for colors in the same order. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Top 10 Macka B Medical Mondays

Top 10 Macka B Medical Mondays Please leave a comment on what’s your favourite Medical Monday so far Don’t forget to subscribe for more Macka B Videos Macka B Brand New T-Shirt Range Available at https://www.mackab.com/store Please leave your comments … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wander with Joseph Marcell | Shakespeare’s Globe

Take a walk through our beautiful theatres in this specially commissioned film for Mental Health Awareness Week. Joseph Marcell performs Brutus’ speech from Act II, scene 1 of Julius Caesar as part of Ribena and the Mental Health Foundation’s new … Continue reading

Posted in Literature | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A brief history of plural word…s – John McWhorter

View full lesson here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-brief-his… All it takes is a simple S to make most English words plural. But it hasn’t always worked that way (and there are, of course, exceptions). John McWhorter looks back to the good old days … Continue reading

Posted in English | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dad Jokes by Pubity on Instagram: â€œðŸ˜‚😂”

39.4k Likes, 321 Comments – Dad Jokes by Pubity (@dadsaysjokes) on Instagram: “😂😂” Source: Dad Jokes by Pubity on Instagram: “😂😂”

Posted in technology | Tagged , | 1 Comment