Is language a vehicle for happiness?

Sep 2, 2011 by

In the last few postings, we’ve discussed several examples of “amateurish linguistics”, chiefly involving the assumption that language is a cause rather than vehicle of conceptualizing the world in a certain way....

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What the F***?

Apr 15, 2010 by

Recently, California state legislators came up with a new initiative: a “Cuss Free Week” aimed at reducing profanities in public places (I guess, budget concerns are not pressing enough?!). But maybe such efforts are just...

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