Tag Archives: Linguistics

Shakespeare, As His Plays Were Originally Pronounced

Forgive us as we delve deep into our private passions, but this video on Shakespeare is simply wonderful. In it, linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal, show how the works of Shakespeare were originally pronounced, and explain … Continue reading

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The Longest Word In The English Language Takes 3 1/2 Hours To Pronounce

Actually, it is reputed to be the longest word in any language, and not just English. It is the technical name for titin, which is a human protein that helps with the elasticity of muscles. Here is Dmitry Golubovskiy (CEO … Continue reading

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