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Splash at Northwestern: Spring Splash May 27th, 2023!

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College: Northwestern University

Major: Statistics

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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H15: Where Does English Come From Anyway? in Splash 2010 (Apr. 03, 2010)
Ever wonder why you call the soap you wash your hair with "shampoo," why a risky situation is deemed a "hazard," and why characters in Shakespeare don't exactly speak like we do today? This class will examine the origins and evolution of the English language, as well as examine some interesting stories behind common words we use everyday.