Jul 6 • 38M

You Are SO Articulate. Really.

Juggling thousands of bizarre idioms, nuanced definitions and subtle rules, we somehow wield our language handily. We're amazing.

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Is this woman soaking in a vat or a tub? Perhaps it’s a cauldron.

Do you remember learning — in grade school most likely — the difference between a count noun and a mass noun? Probably not, and yet chances are that you use them correctly. That’s because you’ve mastered your native language. John explains.