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Mysteries of vernacular: Window - Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel

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Metaphoric compounds, like the combination of the words wind and eye to represent a window, populated Norse and Old English. Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel describe how this love of metaphor created the word window.

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  • Director Jessica Oreck
  • Producer Rachael Teel

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