What? Really? The Curious Origins of Common Words.

Using cool paper cutouts and interesting animation, Mysteries of Vernacular brings the odd and sometimes quite stunning origins of common words to life.


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Mysteries of Venacular - For today's post, this is the only link you need to explore the odd and interesting origins of common words. Click on the link and you'll find the 26 episodes in the series, each represented by a book. Click on a book, and the fun begins! Each episode is a ~2-minute animation.