Your New Favorite Word

Episode 1.21

Jamis talks about his musings on the past tense of “must”, and how it led him to the past subjunctive, and an unexpected swapping of tenses in Middle English. Tessa frantically charges into the concept of “berserk” from Old Norse sagas, and explores the word cloud around it.

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