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98%VideoJan 2012

Deaf child chats with her mum at the dinner table

(4:07) 24-month-old Ava chats fluently with her mum across the dinner table.


97%VideoFeb 2013

How wordplay softens the hard truth

(3:40) Verbal camouflage, the art of softening the truth with words, is alive and well in US politics. But will the American public be fooled?


97%VideoJul 2013

Stephen Fry discusses our evolving language with Jonathan Ross


97%VideoJan 2016

How Donald Trump uses language differently

(6:53) Nerdwriter analyses Donald Trump's answer to a question by Jimmy Kimmel.


97%VideoDec 2011

Luis von Ahn - Massive-scale online collaboration

(16:40) Who'd have thought that with some brilliant lateral thinking, CAPTCHAs (the annoying security test that verifies you're human) can be simultaneously used to benefit humanity.

96%VideoFeb 2012

George Carlin - The language of politics

(9:37) A great politician is a great communicator. A master of language himself, George Carlin delves into how politicians use language to make message appear like action.


95%VideoMar 2011

George Carlin, everyday expressions

Examining the phrases that pass our lips without consideration. Classic Carlin from the early 1990s.


95%VideoJun 2014

Jimmy Fallon plays Word Sneak with Ricky Gervais

(3:23) Word Sneak, a game of casual conversation.

95%VideoApr 2011

The power of words

Words are worth a thousand pennies. Marketing can help even the blind.


95%Nov 2005

New words for Roget