The limits of our language

Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 06.09.42PopSci and The Atlantic are currently featuring an interesting perspective on the limits of language – captured through this infographic by Pei-Ying Ling on emotions.   Is it true that what we feel is limited to what we are able to label?

So Bad So Good takes it further with this practical reference to 25 non-English words worth remembering!

 

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