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  • Mar 12, 2012
  • 07:32 PM

Understanding place and space in a decreasingly English world

David Sims / O'Reilly Radar
For some languages, the future is in front of us, but for others it is behind us. Some languages use length is a metaphor for time (a long time) while some prefer volume (a large amount of time). Some languages will prefer relative directions (turn left) while others will only permit absolute directions (turn north).

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