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When I was a boy, I had a clock with a pendulum that could be lifted off. I found that the clock went very much faster without the ...
We are thus able to distinguish thinking as the function which is to a large extent linguistic.
Traditionally in American society, men have been trained for both competition and teamwork through sports, while women have been r ...
For the perfect idler, for the passionate observer it becomes an immense source of enjoyment to establish his dwelling in the thro ...
In the works of the better poets you get the sensation that they're not talking to people any more, or to some seraphical creature ...
The Englishman, hidden behind his hedge or wall, is not interested in his neighbor's house, and the idea of wanting to read about ...
Most of the brain consists of "wires"; a single unit may have thousands of connections with other units and with itself. That is n ...
Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms.
All cultural products contain a mixture of two elements: conventions and inventions. Conventions are elements which are known to b ...
The most striking aspect of linguistic competence is what we may call the 'creativity of language,' that is, the speaker's ability ...
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