Pay attention: it may not be as foreign as you think.


What do linguists do? They probably don’t agree on this (either). Well, some of them are historians, or archaeologists, of words. Check out what their job is about in this super-simple, gorgeous TED-Ed animation that also reminds us that languages are far more than a linguistics matter. They ask questions – and sometimes give answers – about our histories, our societies, our politics.

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