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The term for people who believe that language reflects our attitudes and opinions
reflectionism
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The term for people who believe that the language we hear shapes society
determinism
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Man who said language should be fixed like Latin in 1721
johnathan swift
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Theory that sloppiness and laziness causes language change
damp spoon
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Theory that language catches change, like a disease
infectious disease
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Theory that the language is like a beautiful old building that needs to be preserved
crumbling castle
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The term for people who believe that the language we hear shapes society

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determinism

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Man who said language should be fixed like Latin in 1721

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Theory that sloppiness and laziness causes language change

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Theory that language catches change, like a disease

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