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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Descriptive Powers. David Lipschitz letter to the Cape Times published Wed 6 Jul 2016

Adjectives turn fact into opinion.

"I sleep in a bed" is a true statement.

"I sleep in a big bed" is subject to interpretation. What does "big" mean? If I told you that I sleep in a "double bed", you might say, "that isn't big; I sleep in a king size bed". We must understand how language is used and how our truths are misinterpreted because of the adjectives we use.

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