Reading Between the Lines

Check out this fascinating and funny talk by Harvard linguistic professor Steven Pinker on language as an insight into human nature. Pinker hypothesizes that clever language is used as a tool by humans to ‘read between the lines’ when awkward situations arise:

Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.