Linguistics Homework 1

Linguistics Homework 1 - Andrea Kam Linguistics 101 (002D)...

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Andrea Kam Linguistics 101 (002D) January 26, 2008 Homework #1 1. List minimally five human (behavioral, mental) traits that might be unique to humans (i.e., not occur in non-human animals, or to a much lesser degree). Example: art. Give a one-sentence description of each trait. - Clothing: Everyone is different, many people like to exhibit their individuality by the way they dress; For example, an individual who enjoys being the center of attention (perhaps) would wear clothing with bright colors and bold patterns. - Tattoos: Tattoos are considered to be a type of body art, and almost everyone one who has a tattoo can say that their tattoo is one of a kind, although people may have very similar tattoos, they are many things you take have to take into consideration when getting one; size, color and the artistic talents of the tattoo artist. - Laughing: Laughing is a verb exhibited when someone is in a humorous position, some people may have deep hearty laughs, while some may have high squeaky laughs, I’m
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course LING 101 taught by Professor Vanderhulst during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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