Things go better with "biting the wax tadpole"? That doesn't sound right, does it? Yet that's the literal translation of Coca-Cola that Chinese shopkeepers came up with...a set of characters pronounced "ke-kou ke-la." In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge we'll explore the exotic world of foreign languages. We'll hear the confessions of a language fanatic. Also, six-word memoirs. "One life. Six words. What's yours?"
Derek Bickerton has spent more than 30 years researching Creole languages on four continents for his book, "Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages."
Rick Moranis has had a successful career as an actor, comedian and writer. He's appeared in the films "Ghostbusters," and "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids." He was also a cast member of the long running sketch comedy television series "SCTV."