Wednesday, March 30, 2011

snow job versions of Sapir-Whorf

Ever heard that Eskimos have hundreds of words for "snow"?
Well, when our family lived in upstate NY, we DID have several words for 'snow'..none of them rated "G." (:

Very helpful  responses to the oversimplified, urban myth versions of The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
here and here..

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