"A teacher says, Take out your pencils. Begin.
We encounter each other in words, words spiny or smooth, whispered or declaimed, words to consider, reconsider..."
Elizabeth Alexander's Inauguration Poem 2009 Praise Song for the Day
Friday, April 20, 2012
History of English Language
Cool little video on where our words come from. I'd show it in class (6th grade and up) but prob skip the slightly naughty bit (end of part 6, I believe).