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George Lakoff

that occurs around the world. Now as part of this metaphor, there is another very important case, which is external events can affect you. That is, something that happens outside can cause you to do something else, and can make a change in your life. So if achieving a purpose is reaching a

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George Lakoff

mean”, now, or “he is boiling mad.” What’s interesting about this is that this sets up a system of hundreds of primitive metaphors that you learn automatically just by living, just by going around the world everyday, living your life as a child, happily doing whatever children do, you are going to

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Laura A. Janda

metaphor that motivates aspect in Russian PERFECTIVE IS A DISCRETE SOLID OBJECT vs. IMPERFECTIVE IS A FLUID SUBSTANCE Correlation between aspectual distinctions and count/mass, number distinctions Slavic Aspect Contrasts perfective vs. imperfective (no progressive and no

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Prakash Mondal

and/or processes needs to be considered when speaking of minds just in the same way as not much over and above biological processes needs to be taken into account when talking about life. In this sense, minds are ways of speaking of certain entities and processes just like life is a way of speaking of

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Prakash Mondal

properties. On the one hand, it can indeed be held that the process of life itself can be equated with cognition—that is, the process or the property of living constitutes what can be reckoned to be cognitive ( Maturana and Varela 1980; Thompson 2010 ). On this view, the formal and organizational properties

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Robin Sabino

, the term bukra living room is one I encountered reading Burkette’s (2012) discussion of data from the Linguistic Atlas of the Middle and South Atlantic States (LAMSAS) . Like getto whities, bukra living room is not a term I am likely to use in my everyday interactions. Nevertheless, because I

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Pieter A.M. Seuren

that took the last twenty years of his life to complete, from 1900 to 1920. Wundt was inspired by the idea of a völkerpsychology as a counterpart to experimental psychology which dealt with the individual ( Graffi 1995 ). For him, psychology had two departments, one focussing on the mechanisms of the

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Robin Sabino

and even if all, or nearly all, individuals in a community … react in a like manner … [there are only] many minds that resemble one another.” Motivated by a need to constrain variation in order to achieve satisfactory (albeit non-unique) analyses and consistent with Jesperson’s insight, Bloch (1948

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Robin Sabino

can be marked in certain circumstances but unmarked in others. For example, Urciuoli (1995:529, citing Urciuoli 1991) explains that whether Puerto Ricans living in New York City index a linguistic choice positively or negatively depends on the speaker’s ethnicity (i.e., African American or European

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Robin Sabino

published, and Catholic missionaries produced what is described as a multilingual dictionary to represent the languaging of those living in what are today the tropical forests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Makoni and Mashiri 2007). The dictionary was followed by a grammar in 1659 (Childs 2003