The application of language

a) Consider this quote from the Lippi-Green chapter:“The primary function of myth is to validate an existing social order.”What other language myths are you aware of (or have you “unlearned” in the course of your education)? How does this myth support the existing social order? Whose interests does it serve? Are ideas changing about this myth? Can you suggest any realistic way in which this myth can be addressed or altered?b) You might also want to share with your Discussion Group members any thoughts or reactions you had to the videos posted in Thursday’s Tasks.For question B:

The application of language

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