Mach and mascarpone: testing how vocabulary is gendered

Researchers at the University of Ghent have produced lists of words more likely to be known either by women or men.

Mach and mascarpone: testing how vocabulary is gendered | Books | theguardian.com.

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Review of The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language

Perhaps the most famous invocation of Sapir-Whorf is the claim that because Eskimos have dozens of words for snow, they have a mental apparatus that equips them differently—and, one assumes, better—than, say, Arabs, to perceive snow.

from ‘A dozen words for “misunderstood”‘, a review of The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language

Snow Tracks
Snow Tracks (Photo credit: Chalkie_CC)