He who knows how to appreciate colour relationships, the influence of one colour on another, their contrasts and dissonances, is promised an infinitely diverse imagery.
- Sonia Delaunay
Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
- Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.
 

 

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The History of English

Posted by Charley Parker at 11:52 pm

The History of English
The History of English is a series of 10 very short animated segments, totaling about 10 minutes, from The Open University that chronicle the origins of the language, its growth and expansion into the bazillion word behemoth we know and love today.

Narrated in a nicely cheeky tone, it’s amusing as well as informative.

Word up.

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  1. Comment by Kellie Strøm
    Thursday, June 30, 2011 @ 5:09 am

    Very nice, maybe owes a little to Horrible Histories, wonder who drew it?

    Here’s a playlist to make viewing easier:

    http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5C08E0130AFBBD83

  2. Comment by Eileen
    Thursday, June 30, 2011 @ 8:37 am

    Great stuff! Thanks.

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