How Do We Know How Languages Are Related?

Submitted by: fancylad 4 months ago in Lifestyle


Linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O’Neill share the keys to understanding common threads between languages.
There are 5 comments:
Male 39,556
That was interesting.
One of my all time favorite words is "schadenfreude".
German word that means the pleasure you get from someone else's misfortune.   
0
Reply
Male 5,761
I am amazed how well Humans can communicate with out having a conjoined mentality or having chromoplasts to change colors in accordance with your thoughts
0
Reply
Male 725
thezigrat I won't go in to the use of Babel fish . . .
0
Reply
Male 5,761
punko Ohhh Babel Fish are delicious especially on Pizza,
once you scrape off the ear wax
0
Reply