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Fantastic features of other languages that we don’t have in the English language

As Tom Scott says:

There are lots of interesting features in other languages, some of which English would really benefit from having. I’m going to talk about four of them: time-independence, clusivity, absolute direction, and evidentiality.

The point about absolute direction, in particular, is fascinating. Really hard to imagine how people can think if their language only allows absolute direction and yet they do.

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