Wednesday, October 03, 2012

One-a-day: Mysteries of Vernacular by Flavorwire

Mysteries of Vernacular: Quirky Animations Explore the Meaning of Language . Mysteries of Vernacular is an ongoing video series by NYC-based Myriapod Productions that explores the etymology of individual words through a carefully animated book. ''Since taking Latin in high school I’ve been keenly aware of the bizarre ways in which different cultures appropriate and modify language, but this series really casts an engaging light on the whole messy 
 ordeal''. (via flavorwire)

1 comment:

  1. Visually interesting and educational - Nice post.