Friday, April 12, 2013

Mysteries of vernacular: Hearse - Jessica Oreck

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Today, we recognize the word hearse as a vehicle that carries a coffin to a funeral. Jessica Oreck explains how this word has, at various times, described a wolf, a rake, and a frame, eventually landing at its meaning today.

Lesson and animation by Jessica Oreck.

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