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Can Language Affect How You Spend Your Money?

Find out how your language influences your understanding of time, & how this can impact your spending & saving behavior

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Hits: 3441 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.7 | Category: Lifestyle | Date: 10/10/2013
 
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Stormith
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 543 Posts
Sunday, October 13, 2013 12:08:25 PM
I feel like this is all just related to the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, the concept that your language changes the way you see the world.
For example, a Chinese person may think about kinship more than an American person because in Mandarin Chinese, there are far more kinship terms than in English. There are more specific terms for kin, such as gender-specific and parallel/cross-cousin specific terms, which can only be expressed in English by creating actual phrases. This reflects Chinese values that place more importance on gender and unilineal descent.

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 12739 Posts
Friday, October 11, 2013 8:14:54 AM
Of course it can if you speak French odds are you're a cheap bastard!

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 10269 Posts
Thursday, October 10, 2013 9:14:03 PM
eBay be a rogue's haven

h2oxy
Male, 18-29, Canada
 286 Posts
Thursday, October 10, 2013 2:55:51 PM
An add for... eBay?


ElectricEye
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 360 Posts
Thursday, October 10, 2013 2:17:02 PM
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