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Mark Forsyth: Što je snollygoster? Kratka lekcija iz političkog govora

TEDxHousesofParliament 2012 · 7:04 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Većina političara pažljivo bira riječi, kako bi oblikovali stvarnost koju se nadaju stvoriti. Funkcionira li to? Etimolog Mark Forsyth prikazuje nekoliko zanimljivih podrijetala riječi iz britanske i američke povijesti (na primjer, jeste li se ikada zapitali kako je George Washington postao „predsjednik“?) i stvara iznenađujuće zaključke.

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