A Brief History of Goths

What do the barbarian Goths that raided Europe have to do with the young fashionistas who wear black in the more recent era? Not much, because the modern Goths took their name from the word Gothic. And that's where the story gets interesting.

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Dan Adams explains the evolution of the word Goth and it was used through history in this TED-Ed video. -via Laughing Squid


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