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A Wendy's training video from the 1980s.

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This Wendy's training video gets straight to the point using song and dance moves to entertain its target audience without losing focus on daily routine. Learn how to deliver excellent customer service and make coffee to a catchy tune.
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1985: Chomsky explains the Cold War in five minutes.

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Noam Chomsky is a world famous American linguist and philosopher, best known for his intellectually-charged political views. In just five minutes, Chomsky breaks down the Cold War conflict between the Americans and the USSR.
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Language as a window into human nature.

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In this whiteboard video from the RSA and Canadian scientist and linguist Steven Pinker, language is touched on as a window into social relations. Pinker specifically discusses indirect language and actions such as veiled threats and polite requests.
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NZ Anti-Drink Driving Commercial - Legend - YouTube

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Anti-theft technology from the 1960s...

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John Fisher, an English inventor and personal protection entrepreneur from Farnham, Surrey, demonstrates his anti-theft briefcase. In this clip from 1961, a thief attempts to make off with the "Arrestor" only to find an unpleasant surprise.
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Stephen Fry on language.

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In this typography video, Stephen Fry tackles the language obsession of pedants with his own arguments and borrowed ideas from renowned writers. His inflective voice and unfolding ideas make his essay an original piece to hear. Bravo Stephen!
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Stephen Fry Discusses His Thoughts On Language In The Modern Texting Age.

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This clip from "Friday Night with Jonathan Ross" shows Mr. Ross and Stephen Fry discussing the evolution of language, with a focus on modern texting. Rather than lament the modern age's language, Fry recognizes that language is ever changing.
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