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The Art of Language Invention


In the 16th and 17th centuries, Shakespeare invented over 1,700 English words, creating a cascade of effects on spoken and written language. Today—with text messages and emojis, email and instant messaging, Skype and Snapchat—we’re all a part of the language revolution. Join us for an up-to-the-minute examination of how we communicate today. What to expect: David Peterson on how he created Game of Thrones' Dothraki from scratch.


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