The great mysteries of words are explored through the enlightening Myriapod Productions Mysteries of Vernacular series. The short videos delve into the rich histories of various terms such as pants, assassin and hearse, giving onlookers a glimpse into the complex workings of the English language.
The videos take an ancient-looking book and animate it with pictures and stop motion with a wise voice telling the stories and facts behind each word. This series makes it exciting to learn about language and history as one waits eagerly for the next video to be published.
It is easier and faster for most to consume their knowledge through video rather than going to a dictionary or encyclopedia, making the Myriapod Productions Mysteries of Vernacular series a great education tool.