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Can animals speak?

Video credit: JHawx, “Einstein the bird” November 25, 2009, via YouTube. Hello Everyone, Have you ever heard of birds or other representative of fauna that can speak? In this video, you can see a bird that can say several words and phrases. Sometimes, it is difficult to understand them; however, they are still quite intelligible. …

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Strong and weak versions of Sapir-Whorf hypothesis

The theory of linguistic relativity is known in two versions: the strong hypothesis (= linguistic determinism) and the weak hypothesis (= linguistic relativity). It is necessary to clarify that the words “strong” and “weak” are not related to the strength of the scholarly argumentation, but rather to the degree to which language is assumed to …

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