Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth: 什麼是 snollygoster?一堂關於政治語言的課

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大多數政客都會小心翼翼的選擇用詞,以用來塑造他們希望創造的現實。但這有用嗎?詞源學家 Mark Forsyth 分享一些英國和美國關於字源的有趣小故事(例如,你曾有想過喬治•華盛頓是怎樣被稱呼為 president?),並且也做出令人驚訝的結論。(本演講來自:TEDxHousesofParliament in London )

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Mark Forsyth strolls through the English language, telling stories, making connections and banishing hobgoblins.

Mark Forsyth strolls through the English language, telling stories, making connections and banishing hobgoblins.