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Mark Forsyth: Hvad er en snollygoster? En kort lektion i politisk tale

TEDxHousesofParliament 2012 · 7:04 · Filmed Jun 2012
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De fleste politikere vælger deres ord med omhu for at forme den virkelighed de håber på at skabe. Men virker det? Etymologist Mark Forsyth delere en par underholdende historier om ordenes oprindelse fra britisk og amerikansk historie (f.eks., har du nogensinde undret dig over hvordan George Washington blev "præsident"?) og tegner en overraskende konklusion. (Fra TEDxHousesofParliament i London)

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