Imagine standing in front of someone who only speaks a language that's entirely foreign to you. You have a message to relay to them, but don't know how to communicate it. Can you come up with a common sound? A gesture? An unmistakable written symbol? It's a difficult scenario. There is one word that could build a tiny little bridge across all language barriers: Huh?
The "Huh" Heard 'Round the World
What's in a Word?
The One Universal Word
Key Facts In This Video
The word "huh" is found in languages all over the world. 00:47
Though people have tried to create them, no universal language has ever been adopted. 01:17
The word "okay" is understood in most places worldwide. 02:00
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