Language

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of language.

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English is for everybody

Why was a New York Times dialect quiz made by an intern and published in the last days of 2013 one of the most popular articles viewed on the site all year? Here’s a hunch: Beca...
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Video playlists about Language

Words, words, words

12 talks • 2h 28m
As Wittgenstein wrote, "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." Watch talks by linguists, data analysts and word nerds.

How language changes over time

6 talks • 1h 18m
Language isn’t fixed—it evolves. Enjoy these talks on the shifts happening before our eyes, for better or worse.

Talks about Language

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