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Jake from Vsauce3 and I on his show, "Talk-o Time": http://youtu.be/wYbVRLKwy-U

Old Vsauce video on Déjà vu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSf8i...

Dord: http://www.merriam-webster.com/video/...

collateral adjectives: https://www.wordnik.com/lists/b-colla...

amazing collection of English word facts: http://www.questrel.com/records.html

How many words rhyme? http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/...

ThinkFact on rhymes [VIDEO]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daEU7...

gramograms:

http://www.highlightpress.com.au/list...
https://www.wordnik.com/lists/gramogr...

phantonyms: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/27/mag...

hangman analysis (best words to fool people): http://blog.wolfram.com/2010/08/13/25...

police:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_...

Esquivalience:

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/200...
http://boingboing.net/2011/08/02/esqu...

Trivial Pursuit story:

http://www.columbo-site.freeuk.com/fi...

a good article on Columbo’s actual name: http://frankcolumboswristwatch.tumblr...

"The Pun Also Rises" book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Also-Rise...

The Oatmeal and irony: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/irony

Digg and irony: http://digg.com/2014/irony-illustrated

“Ironic” music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFQyp...

"Ironic" rewritten to be actually situationally ironic: http://www.collegehumor.com/post/2291...

some other Alanis/irony perspectives:

http://www.salon.com/2014/05/08/what_...
http://www.copyblogger.com/did-alanis...

Dog DNA study: http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content...

Why do we say “um”?: http://mentalfloss.com/article/50173/...

why do we all say “huh”?: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science...

Cool words English doesn’t have: http://www.openculture.com/2014/07/ts...

Weird Words: http://people.sc.fsu.edu/~jburkardt/f...