Chomsky's theory of language acquisition gets another beating

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“They've no myths, numbers or colours and few words for past or present - no wonder the Pirahã people defy our most cherished ideas about language”. It's another cracking article in New Scientist about language that seems to suggest Whorfian ideas of culture affecting language might be more accurate than Chomsky's universal grammar. Give it a read if you have a mo.

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