A very eloquent man once said, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," but a very bratty cartoon character once replied, "Not if they were called stench blossoms." We hate to give Bart Simpson the win over William Shakespeare when it comes to language, but he might have a point. The language you use has a real effect on how you perceive the world. At least, that's according to the (somewhat controversial) Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas November 8, 2018
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