Does Language Change Thought?

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Does Language Change Thought?

Postby Slava » Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:31 pm

Here's a piece from The Economist that discusses this idea. Does speaking a language alter how you think?
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Re: Does Language Change Thought?

Postby Perry Lassiter » Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:53 pm

The Hispanics that I know have almost entirely dropped the formal third person "you."it's all second person, even the first time they meet you.

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