i think the thing i find most fascinating about the study of humankind is language. like yes anthropology is very cool because you can study patterns of cultural shift and sharing and growth but my favorite part of anthropology is definitely linguistics
how do western words make their way into dravidian languages, which have no connection to the indo-aryan family? how did dravidian languages end up way northwest in pakistan when literally all other dravidian languages are in the south and the east? how come even though hindi and tamil have completely different parent families and most of their commonly used words are different they share random vocabulary here and there? why do japanese and tamil have strikingly similar sentence structures even though japan is on an island way over there and tamil is spoken basically on the southeastern tip of india?
do you ever get a little tingle in ur spine when u say a word whose origin is old english and think damn ppl were saying this word way back in like the 7th century im so cool
languages are the coolest thing
also double spacing is really un-aesthetic mla needs to get with the program and realize that un-indented single-spaced paragraphs with double-spaced paragraph breaks are where it's at