My Earliest Memory Of The Power Of Context


Engelbert Humperdinck taught me the Power of Context!

When I was 9 or 10 years old, our teacher played the Quando Quando Quando song in class and asked us what ‘quando’ meant.

I had no idea. None of us did.

But when I thought about that word in the CONTEXT of all the other words in the song, it seemed obvious.

‘Quando’ means ‘When’.

And right there is a great example of exactly why context is so powerful. From a very early age we are actively using context to help us understand things that otherwise seem complicated.

Context matters. It always has. And probably always will.

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