English is full of snuffbumble

The story of English fascinates me as few subjects do. It’s rich, quirky, and a true underdog story.

This irreverent YouTube video outlines the rise of English from its Anglo-Saxon / Old Englisc* days through the Norman Conquest, the King James Bible, the rise of science, the spread of the British Empire, up to Internet speak and abbreviations. Take a look!

And what is snuffbumble, you ask? The answer: nonsense 🙂

*The digraph ‘sc’ is the Old English version of today’s ‘sh’ sound.

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2 responses to “English is full of snuffbumble”

  1. Karen Vitler says :

    What a great word!

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