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The Language Hoax ebook download
The Language Hoax ebook download

The Language Hoax. John H. McWhorter

The Language Hoax


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The Language Hoax John H. McWhorter
Publisher: Oxford University Press



The Language Hoax presents John McWhorter's “manifesto” against this position. In honor of April Fools' Day, we take a look back at one of the great language hoaxes of the past several decades. The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language. Retrouvez The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. They appeal to our common sense so strongly that we believe in them as soon as we hear them. Language Hoax However, according to linguist John McWhorter, this hypothesis is just plain old wrong. The idea that the language we speak influences the way we think – sometimes referred to as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis – has had an interesting history. Some theories just feel right and true. Available in: Hardcover,NOOK Book (eBook). The Language Hoax: Why The World Looks The Same In Any Language, a book by John H. McWhorter: 9780199361588: Books - Amazon.ca. The author rejects a 'grand and mistaken' theory. Does language really shape our thoughts and views of the world? Does language shape our thoughts and views of the word? Russian has separate terms for dark and light blue. The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language: John H. The Piraha Tribe Their language has no numbers. Japanese has a term that covers both green and blue.





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