Is Cereal Soup? (VSauce)

Is Cereal Soup? (VSauce)

We must know the answer to this most important question!
Well, here you go…

 

 

***EXTRA INFO AND SOURCES BELOW***

Vsauce2:
http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2
Vsauce3:
http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce3

Great video about English spellings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYplM…

soup etymology: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/soup

reduplication:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_va…

http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/…

https://solongasitswords.wordpress.co…

reduplication poem “After the Funeral”: http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/Coll…

retronyms: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/07/mag…

morse code translator: http://morsecode.scphillips.com/jtran…

dog’s bollocks punctuation:

http://pittmanlettersproject.com/2013…

http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia…

emoticon history: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoticon…

overwhelmed tweet: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce/status…

USA’s Declaration of Independence [image]: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia…

Declaration of Independence punctuation analysis: http://archive.org/stream/punctuateit…

Verbal nouns: http://www.grammar-monster.com/glossa…

Steven Wright: http://www.avclub.com/article/steven-…

rebracketing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebracke…

unpaired words:

http://www.worldwidewords.org/article…

http://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeim…

scientific idioms:

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science…

http://aeon.co/magazine/philosophy/ho…

George Steiner book: http://goo.gl/pSbUlp

emily dickinson quote: http://www.edickinson.org/editions/1/…

see Joyce Carol Oates’ quote about inventing symbols here: http://www.nytimes.com/1999/12/30/opi…