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Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants
***EXTRA INFO AND SOURCES BELOW***

Vsauce2:
http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2
Vsauce3:
http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce3

Great video about English spellings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYplM1QCv0Y

soup etymology: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/soup

reduplication:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/09/10/ikea_s_bookbook_soy_milk_vs_milk_milk_and_like_liking_contrastive_focus.html

http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/redup-corpus.html

https://solongasitswords.wordpress.com/tag/tmesis/

reduplication poem “After the Funeral”: http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/Collins.pdf

retronyms: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/07/magazine/07wwln_safire.t.html

morse code translator: http://morsecode.scphillips.com/jtranslator.html

dog’s bollocks punctuation:

http://pittmanlettersproject.com/2013/03/05/the-dogs-bollocks-you-say/

http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2011/09/frasers-phrases-the-dogs-bollocks/

emoticon history: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoticon#History

overwhelmed tweet: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce/status/535424574880768000

USA’s Declaration of Independence [image]: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8f/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence.jpg

Declaration of Independence punctuation analysis: http://archive.org/stream/punctuateitright008358mbp/punctuateitright008358mbp_djvu.txt

Verbal nouns: http://www.grammar-monster.com/glossary/verbal_nouns.htm

Steven Wright: http://www.avclub.com/article/steven-wright-13796

rebracketing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebracketing

unpaired words:

http://www.worldwidewords.org/articles/unpaired.htm

http://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/1zrr1k/eli5_why_is_nonchalant_a_word_but_chalant_is_not/

scientific idioms:

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/once-in-a-blue-moon-and-other-idioms-that-dont-make-scientific-sense-76485092/?no-ist

http://aeon.co/magazine/philosophy/how-fossilised-ideas-live-on-in-language-and-science/

George Steiner book: http://goo.gl/pSbUlp

emily dickinson quote: http://www.edickinson.org/editions/1/image_sets/240360

see Joyce Carol Oates' quote about inventing symbols here: http://www.nytimes.com/1999/12/30/opinion/the-calendar-s-new-clothes.html

music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow

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