As the Greek philos and logos together have been to tell, love of words and mind has been the sense of the field. There is no requirement for a sentimentalist flair: love is an elegant shape for a word, and mind dislikes affective disorders. Compared with nonsense as ugly as a mind without natural language — love is dainty. More→
The "mother of tongues" had no words for a man, woman, or child?
Try for a plain passport photo: no brooch, scarf, tie, anything you do not always wear.
Speaking a second language is almost as if you are two people, says Ms. de Lange. Well, you write bread in English and un pain, in French.
Language is soft conquest, reckoned Mr. Ferriter. He did not reveal his mind on food.
Latent psychological structures become woken in a second language learner brain, claimed Mr. Selinker.