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EPISODE 8: And May He Be a Masculine Bridge
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EPISODE 8: And May He Be a Masculine Bridge

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss how a simple quirk of grammar may affect the way we think.

Does talking about an object as masculine or feminine somehow cause us to think of it that way? In the second part of a Lexicon Valley series about language and gender, Mike Vuolo and Bob Garfield discuss the fascinating research by Stanford psychologist Lera Boroditsky involving grammar and perception. They also wonder what may have happened to grammat…

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