Monday smile – From Anglo-Saxon to globish

If you appreciate a British sense of humor and want to find out all about the history of the English language, I thoroughly recommend that you take 11 minutes to watch this fantastic video…

The UK’s Open University is responsible for this gem, narrated by Clive Anderson.


Credit: Thanks to Rob Lunn (see his blog Legally Yours from Spain) and Maria Popova’s beautiful and creative blog Brain Pickings for making me aware of the video.

hand gesture body languageYou might also like to read Rob’s guest post Legislation – translating in a vacuum.

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