Topics and Tangents
Ep. 18 - Les Points Comme Language
Say there's something you want. You make an attempt to obtain it. You soon discover that it's out of your reach. How do you reaction? If you're Mort or any of his friends, your answer is probably "Give up", or perhaps even "Binge watch Hannibal for the 13th time" (we may have an obsession). But for this French student in the 1800s, the answer was "obsess over it for a couple of years until you figure it out." Hell yeah, France.
Join Maggie of Cool Story, Needs More Girls and Kate as they discover the origin story that affects how people communicate to this day.