Category Archives: language

What does OK stand for?

That’s O.K. with me. It’s going to be okay. OK, Google… ‘OK’ means things are fine or went well, or that something’s approved. But what does O.K. stand for and from where did the word originate? A few proposed etymologies … Continue reading

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Gravity of language on thoughts | Panos Athanasopoulos | TEDxUniversityofMacedonia

Panos Athanasopoulos’ research programmes seek to understand how people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds communicate and perceive the world around them, focusing on how we see colours and objects, and how we experience motion and time. It is often … Continue reading

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Does time work differently in different languages? – Hopi Time

Whorf ignited a controversy when he claimed the Hopi don’t speak or think about time the way Europeans do. Malotki wrote 600 pages to prove him wrong. Come explore Sapir-Whorf and Hopi Time! Do speakers of different languages have different … Continue reading

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How Bilingual Brains Perceive Time Differently

A new study has found that what language you speak might alter your perception of time.

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