Bidgetymology – Talent

WHAT IS THE FIRST THING THAT COMES TO YOUR MIND WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD TALENT? IS IT A NATURAL SKILL OR APTITUDE? IS IT SOMETHING ONLY A FEW PEOPLE POSSESS?

IN TODAY’S BRIDGETYMOLOGY EPISODE, ASHA BREAKS DOWN THE MEANING AND USE THIS COLLOQUIAL WORD HAS HAD THROUGHOUT HISTORY.

TALENT COMES FROM THE GREEK WORD, ‘TALANTON’. A UNIT OF WEIGHT THAT DETERMINES THE VALUE OF DIFFERENT THINGS.

THROUGHOUT THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ASHA DISSECT ITS ROOTS, INCLUDING ITS GREEK ORIGIN, HOW THE BIBLICAL PARABLE OF THE TALENT HAS INFLUENCED ITS MEANING, HOW OTHER FAMOUS PEOPLE HAVE DEFINED TALENT, AND MUCH MORE!

THANK YOU FOR TUNING IN TODAY! IF YOU HAVEN’T LISTENED TO EPISODE 6, WHERE ASHA AND KESHIIA INTERVIEW SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS OWNER MELISSA HALOOSSIM, THEN GO BACK AND CHECK IT OUT!

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