Video Tuesday: History of English in Ten Minutes
An amusing series of videos.
Of course, it’s superficial and simplistic, but essentially correct. I can’t find a site where these are all located for easy reference, but clicking around YouTube will get you all ten without too much trouble.
(Hat tip to Mr. Verb)
Update: Metafilter has linked all ten videos.
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