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Video 2.52


You've probably heard the story that Eskimos have dozens or even hundreds of different words for snow and ice, which it is suggested, should allow them a deeper and more intimate understanding of the frozen world in which they live. Could this be true? And if it is, do all languages let people understand things in different ways?


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