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Why the Ancient Greeks Couldn't See the Colour Blue

A review of Guy Deutscher's 'Through the Looking Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages'

Photo by YUCAR FotoGrafik on Unsplash

When you study translation theory, you quickly establish a couple of things: 1) Academics can’t agree on anything; and 2) Reading articles about language can be pretty tough-going.

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William Sidnam

William Sidnam

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New Zealand creative based in Paris. Advertising copywriter, newspaper guest contributor and lover of languages. Bribeable at ko-fi.com/williamsidnam