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Check out the Mysteries of Vernacular series: https://ed.ted.com/mysteries-of-vernacular View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-do-new-words-come-from-marcel-danesi There 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 Guðnason, Matt Schoppen, Rubaiya Binte Hussain, Olivier Brunel, Andrea Feliz, Natalia Rico, Josh Engel, Bárbara Nazaré, Gustavo Mendoza, Zhexi Shan, Hugo Legorreta. Check out TED-ED's Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded
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