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SOURCES AND MORE BELOW!

Jake from Vsauce3 and I on his show, "Talk-o Time": youtu.be/wYbVRLKwy-U

Old Vsauce video on Déjà vu: www.youtube.com/watch

Dord: www.merriam-webster.com/video/0027-ghostword.html

collateral adjectives: www.wordnik.com/lists/b-collateral-adjective-pairs-b

amazing collection of English word facts: www.questrel.com/records.html

How many words rhyme? languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/

ThinkFact on rhymes [VIDEO]: www.youtube.com/watch

gramograms:

www.highlightpress.com.au/list-of-gramograms.html
www.wordnik.com/lists/gramograms-words-that-sound-like-letters

phantonyms: www.nytimes.com/2009/09/27/magazine/27FOB-onlanguage-t.html

hangman analysis (best words to fool people): blog.wolfram.com/2010/08/13/25-best-hangman-words/

police:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_linguistic_example_sentences
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_buffalo_Buffalo_buffalo_buffalo_buffalo_Buffalo_buffalo

Esquivalience:

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2005/08/29/not-a-word
boingboing.net/2011/08/02/esquivalience-at-what-point-does-a-fake-word-become-real.html

Trivial Pursuit story:

www.columbo-site.freeuk.com/firstnamecourt.htm

a good article on Columbo’s actual name: frankcolumboswristwatch.tumblr.com/frank

"The Pun Also Rises" book: www.amazon.co.uk/The-Also-Rises-John-Pollack/dp/1592406750

The Oatmeal and irony: theoatmeal.com/comics/irony

Digg and irony: digg.com/2014/irony-illustrated

“Ironic” music video: www.youtube.com/watch

"Ironic" rewritten to be actually situationally ironic: www.collegehumor.com/post/229130/lines-from-alanis-morissettes-ironic-modified-to-actually-make-them-ironic

some other Alanis/irony perspectives:

www.salon.com/2014/05/08/what_everybody_gets_wrong_about_alanis_morissettes_ironic_partner/
www.copyblogger.com/did-alanis-morissette-get-irony-right/

Dog DNA study: mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/12/2849.full

Why do we say “um”?: mentalfloss.com/article/50173/when-and-why-did-people-start-saying-um-when-they-talk

why do we all say “huh”?: www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/everybody-almost-every-language-says-huh-huh-180949822/

Cool words English doesn’t have: www.openculture.com/2014/07/tsundoku-should-enter-the-english-language.html

Weird Words: http://people.sc.fsu.edu/~jburkardt/fun/wordplay/weird_words.html
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