Where do new words come from? - Marcel Danesi


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Check out the Mysteries of Vernacular series: https://ed.ted.com/mysteries-of-vernacularView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-do-new-words-come-from-marcel-danesiThere are over 170,000 words currently in use in the English language. Yet every year, about a thousand new words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Where do they come from, and how do they make it into our everyday lives? Marcel Danesi explains how new words enter a language. Lesson by Marcel Danesi, directed by TOGETHER.Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you, this video would not be possible. Latora Slydell, Sydney Evans, Victor E Karhel, Bernardo Paulo, Eysteinn Gunason, Matt Schoppen, Rubaiya Binte Hussain, Olivier Brunel, Andrea Feliz, Natalia Rico, Josh Engel, Brbara Nazar, Gustavo Mendoza, Zhexi Shan, Hugo Legorreta.Check out TED-ED's Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded