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  • magazines magazines bloomberg

  • magazines magazines bloomberg

  • magazines magazines bloomberg businessweek

  • businessweek

  • businessweek and the economist hi james from invid

  • and the economist hi james from invid

  • and the economist hi james from invid i just got the mail i'm like mr rogers

  • i just got the mail i'm like mr rogers

  • i just got the mail i'm like mr rogers here

  • here

  • here went out got the mail got the magazine

  • went out got the mail got the magazine

  • went out got the mail got the magazine the economist why

  • the economist why

  • the economist why are so many governments getting it wrong

  • are so many governments getting it wrong

  • are so many governments getting it wrong and they're talking about covid

  • and they're talking about covid

  • and they're talking about covid which is a very important topic

  • which is a very important topic

  • which is a very important topic you may be seeing this now you may see

  • you may be seeing this now you may see

  • you may be seeing this now you may see this in 10 years from now

  • this in 10 years from now

  • this in 10 years from now but at this time 2019 to 2020

  • but at this time 2019 to 2020

  • but at this time 2019 to 2020 this rocked our world it changed a lot

  • this rocked our world it changed a lot

  • this rocked our world it changed a lot of things

  • of things

  • of things and when that change came new language

  • and when that change came new language

  • and when that change came new language words we had

  • words we had

  • words we had used before but we started using them in

  • used before but we started using them in

  • used before but we started using them in a different way seeing them from a

  • a different way seeing them from a

  • a different way seeing them from a different perspective

  • different perspective

  • different perspective and they got given meaning a special

  • and they got given meaning a special

  • and they got given meaning a special meaning and

  • meaning and

  • meaning and i'm yeah he said it right but even

  • i'm yeah he said it right but even

  • i'm yeah he said it right but even though we

  • though we

  • though we started using these words in some way we

  • started using these words in some way we

  • started using these words in some way we overuse them

  • overuse them

  • overuse them and they lost the power that they did

  • and they lost the power that they did

  • and they lost the power that they did have they once had

  • have they once had

  • have they once had and what i want to do is two things here

  • and what i want to do is two things here

  • and what i want to do is two things here a little bit of education

  • a little bit of education

  • a little bit of education uh for people learning english um what

  • uh for people learning english um what

  • uh for people learning english um what these words mean

  • these words mean

  • these words mean but also to give you a greater power a

  • but also to give you a greater power a

  • but also to give you a greater power a specif specific

  • specif specific

  • specif specific specific being specific

  • specific being specific

  • specific being specific specific specificity i'm not even going

  • specific specificity i'm not even going

  • specific specificity i'm not even going to try anymore

  • to try anymore

  • to try anymore okay because once you start using a word

  • okay because once you start using a word

  • okay because once you start using a word in a general way

  • in a general way

  • in a general way even if it has a very specific meaning

  • even if it has a very specific meaning

  • even if it has a very specific meaning it loses

  • it loses

  • it loses its actual to be very specific or

  • its actual to be very specific or

  • its actual to be very specific or getting it to an accurate point

  • getting it to an accurate point

  • getting it to an accurate point so i want to bring that back so we can

  • so i want to bring that back so we can

  • so i want to bring that back so we can start you're going to see me use

  • start you're going to see me use

  • start you're going to see me use different words

  • different words

  • different words as i explain what these are my pet

  • as i explain what these are my pet

  • as i explain what these are my pet peeves

  • peeves

  • peeves and a pet peeve is something that

  • and a pet peeve is something that

  • and a pet peeve is something that bothers me it doesn't necessarily bother

  • bothers me it doesn't necessarily bother

  • bothers me it doesn't necessarily bother everyone else but when you have a

  • everyone else but when you have a

  • everyone else but when you have a language which is as rich as english

  • language which is as rich as english

  • language which is as rich as english to use four or five words to describe

  • to use four or five words to describe

  • to use four or five words to describe everything

  • everything

  • everything that to me is sad it's like having a

  • that to me is sad it's like having a

  • that to me is sad it's like having a gold credit card

  • gold credit card

  • gold credit card and only using it to buy lollipops you

  • and only using it to buy lollipops you

  • and only using it to buy lollipops you can buy a mercedes

  • can buy a mercedes

  • can buy a mercedes anyway let's go to the board and he's

  • anyway let's go to the board and he's

  • anyway let's go to the board and he's right if i hear that one more time

  • right if i hear that one more time

  • right if i hear that one more time and in north america you'll hear people

  • and in north america you'll hear people

  • and in north america you'll hear people say that and i'm going to give you the

  • say that and i'm going to give you the

  • say that and i'm going to give you the power to change your language and make

  • power to change your language and make

  • power to change your language and make them smile and go

  • them smile and go

  • them smile and go yeah that's right so let's start with

  • yeah that's right so let's start with

  • yeah that's right so let's start with my first one the new

  • my first one the new

  • my first one the new normal this is the new normal we've had

  • normal this is the new normal we've had

  • normal this is the new normal we've had to stay away

  • to stay away

  • to stay away apart from loved ones oh by the way

  • apart from loved ones oh by the way

  • apart from loved ones oh by the way safety whatever this is my psa

  • safety whatever this is my psa

  • safety whatever this is my psa public safety announcement i am not

  • public safety announcement i am not

  • public safety announcement i am not saying not to take this period in time

  • saying not to take this period in time

  • saying not to take this period in time seriously and not to take the proper

  • seriously and not to take the proper

  • seriously and not to take the proper precautions to protect yourself and

  • precautions to protect yourself and

  • precautions to protect yourself and those you love

  • those you love

  • those you love right be responsible in the decisions

  • right be responsible in the decisions

  • right be responsible in the decisions you make this is merely talking about

  • you make this is merely talking about

  • you make this is merely talking about language

  • language

  • language not your health habits okay so if you're

  • not your health habits okay so if you're

  • not your health habits okay so if you're in your area they say wear musk

  • in your area they say wear musk

  • in your area they say wear musk please wear a mask if they say to social

  • please wear a mask if they say to social

  • please wear a mask if they say to social distance please do that okay

  • distance please do that okay

  • distance please do that okay it's not always about you it could be

  • it's not always about you it could be

  • it's not always about you it could be about others

  • about others

  • about others i've been excited i will go back to

  • i've been excited i will go back to

  • i've been excited i will go back to being normal

  • being normal

  • being normal because i'm still pissed off i'm sorry

  • because i'm still pissed off i'm sorry

  • because i'm still pissed off i'm sorry angry

  • angry

  • angry at the overuse of these words so before

  • at the overuse of these words so before

  • at the overuse of these words so before i start a new normal

  • i start a new normal

  • i start a new normal let's look at overused overused is to

  • let's look at overused overused is to

  • let's look at overused overused is to use

  • use

  • use too often too much

  • too often too much

  • too often too much too many times too broadly

  • too many times too broadly

  • too many times too broadly and that's how these words are being

  • and that's how these words are being

  • and that's how these words are being used right now so let's start off with

  • used right now so let's start off with

  • used right now so let's start off with the new normal first of all

  • the new normal first of all

  • the new normal first of all this is a new normal for me an airplane

  • this is a new normal for me an airplane

  • this is a new normal for me an airplane going through my lesson

  • going through my lesson

  • going through my lesson shoot that guy down anyway new means new

  • shoot that guy down anyway new means new

  • shoot that guy down anyway new means new first time right normal means all the

  • first time right normal means all the

  • first time right normal means all the time

  • time

  • time so they don't kind of make sense now i'm

  • so they don't kind of make sense now i'm

  • so they don't kind of make sense now i'm going to explain when we used to say

  • going to explain when we used to say

  • going to explain when we used to say this

  • this

  • this now please keep in mind all of this is

  • now please keep in mind all of this is

  • now please keep in mind all of this is about

  • about

  • about before 2019 somebody might say new

  • before 2019 somebody might say new

  • before 2019 somebody might say new normal and i'll explain a very specific

  • normal and i'll explain a very specific

  • normal and i'll explain a very specific example for you

  • example for you

  • example for you one would be if a couple had a new baby

  • one would be if a couple had a new baby

  • one would be if a couple had a new baby because for that couple prior to the

  • because for that couple prior to the

  • because for that couple prior to the baby or before the baby

  • baby or before the baby

  • baby or before the baby they had a life where they might go out

  • they had a life where they might go out

  • they had a life where they might go out and with their friends drinking have

  • and with their friends drinking have

  • and with their friends drinking have dinner

  • dinner

  • dinner go away for weekends stay up late

  • go away for weekends stay up late

  • go away for weekends stay up late once the baby has arrived it's going to

  • once the baby has arrived it's going to

  • once the baby has arrived it's going to be a new situation

  • be a new situation

  • be a new situation for now but it will eventually become a

  • for now but it will eventually become a

  • for now but it will eventually become a normal situation

  • normal situation

  • normal situation which means it will not end keep in mind