a Few Words
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a Few Words

How Language Perpetuated Social Prejudices Against Left-Handedness

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Borrowing never makes the borrower rich because of the obligation to repay. The English language is an exception to the borrowers’ burden. Its prolific adoption of foreign words has enriched it.

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Mukundarajan V N

Mukundarajan V N

Retired banker living in India. Avid reader. I write to learn, inform and inspire. Believe in ethical living and sustainable development. vnmukund@gmail.com