Sharing Saturday–John Koenig: Language to Describe Obscure Emotion

This TED talk is a seven-minute video that talks about the foundation of Language. I won’t spoil much because Koenig does a really good job of explaining his topic. For all you readers who are interested in other languages, be sure to watch this! It even comes with subtitles from several other languages, if you’d like to watch it that way!

If you’d like to find the website for the book that he mentions in the video, click here.  As far as I can find, the book has not yet been published.

If you’re interested in seeing a web dictionary, here’s a series of YouTube videos, created by John Koenig, which individually explain words from his Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows:

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