The keynotes by Mark Forsyth focus on how reality controls the meaning behind words. Mark uses the example of the word "president" to show how the meaning has completely transformed over the past 223 years.
Mark Forsyth is an author, journalist, proofreader and ghostrider living in London, England. He is the author of The Etymologicon, and he currently writes for the blog, The Inky Fool. His knowledge of history and the English language is phenomenal, and his keynotes are passionate and detailed.
The keynotes by Mark Forsyth share a brief history behind one of today's most well-respected words. Mark makes the connection between words and politics to show how reality and history can structure a word.