LINGUIST List 21.4033
Tue Oct 12 2010
Media: Does Your Language Shape How You Think?
Editor for this issue: Mfon Udoinyang
Does Your Language Shape How You Think?
Message 1: Does Your Language Shape How You Think?
From: MfonUdoinyang <mfonlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Does Your Language Shape How You Think?
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Though the issue of whether our first language (or mother tongue)influences the way we think has been controversial, recent studies seem tosuggest that this might indeed be the case. A New York Times article ofAugust 26, 2010 by Guy Deutscher discusses this issue in detail:
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