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For more information the simple sounds that we make with our mouths are one of the major things that set us apart from animals. The words that we use shape our brains are at the core of our self identity Human language is infinite. Because you can keep recombining words in new ways and create new sentences that you haven't heard before it allows you to infinitely gently recombine and make new things. Basically every time you speak like the recombination of genes leads to evolution in nature. recombination of words eventually leads to linguistic evolution. An languages are tools that we craft to suit our needs and so we have the ability to change things that we find distasteful or not useful anymore winner language. That's how language is always have changed as people negotiate with each other about how they're going to talk in a way that best suits the way they want to think in the world that they wanna live in and so just a reminder that languages are these living things that we craft and have the ability to change if we want their words being invented or added all the time will the meaning is changed because new things happening every year. New Words are added to the dictionary sharply. Reflect our changing world. Recently the Oxford for English Dictionary added the Word Exit Moon a moon orbiting a planet that orbits a different Star to our own. Because that's the thing we know exist. Now which is pretty cool. People very often resentful temple of new linguistic terms and yet that is a process that has been happening ever since language was first uttered. None of the terms were born the dawn of time all times have been invented at some point and didn't use to needed word for aeroplane and came up with one when aeroplanes were invented said in this way slowly and gradually what we consider to be our language transforms beneath our noses. If you go back in time the subtle changes in the way our word sound and how they're used really add up. This concept is outlined really well in a youtube video from Simon Roper the video it was called the evolution of English here. Simon reading a passage from Charles Dickens in eighteen sixty it was the best of times it was the worst of times it was the age of wisdom and it was the age of foolishness. That's pretty recognizable for about one hundred and sixty years ago. Now let's rewind another two hundred and fifty years too early modern English and and the time of Shakespeare.