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The Grammar of Happiness

Linguist Daniel Everett claims that the language of the Piraha has no words for specific numbers. Instead of "one, two, three" it's a few, some, and many.

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  • 02:02
    The Grammar of Happiness - Sneak Peek

    Is grammar derived from our DNA or our culture? Discover the theory that is sparking a war of words in academia.

    • Aired: 05/01/2012
    • Views: 735
    • By: CBS
  • 01:17
    The Grammar of Happiness - A Language without Numbers?

    Linguist Daniel Everett claims that the language of the Piraha has no words for specific numbers. Instead of "one, two, three" it's a few, some, and many.

    • Aired: 05/01/2012
    • Views: 5023
    • By: CBS

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