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That could be me and my daughter! Not only does she use a lot of 
to me strange color terms, but she refuses to group them into 
cover terms intelligible to me.

Den 2017-07-21 kl. 21:58, skrev Seth KAZAN:
> No need for imagination ...
> https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/c9/52/5a/c9525aa9263e8b7edd8e6112303b276d.jpg
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> 2017-07-21 20:50 GMT+02:00 PETER BLEACKLEY <[log in to unmask]>:
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>> Several genes related to colour vision are found on the X chromosome, so
>> colour blindness is generally found in men, while tetrachromatism is only
>> found in women.
>>
>> Imagine a population where all the women are tetrachromatic. We might get
>> a language where men and women use different basic colour terms.
>>
>> ------ Original Message ------
>>
>> On  Friday, 21 Jul, 2017 at 16:24, Seth KAZAN<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> It is this fact that made possible to use the name of the colors as proof
>> of the hypothesis Sapir Whorf ...
>> While in fact it allows only to find that one language is different from
>> another ...
>> The colors are only words, they do not affect reality more than the
>> mathematical bases, the number of things...
>>
>> 2017-07-21 8:51 GMT+02:00 Toki <[log in to unmask]>:
>>
>> On 07/20/2017 08:58 PM, Matthew George wrote:
>>>
>>> A lot of our color understanding is by convention.  People who are
>>>>
>>> totally
>>>
>>>> colorblind often don't realize it themselves.
>>>>
>>>
>>> And at the other end of the spectrum, are people that have more cones
>>> than normal.They see colours that normal people don't see, initially
>>> assigning "normal colour names" to those additional, non-normal colours.
>>>
>>>
>>> jonathon
>>>
>>>
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