Unformatted text preview: acceptable. In conclusion, although we are not totally sure about how language affects our feeling about something, there is evidence that people’s response on an sentence depends on how the sentence is phrased. In a survey, when people were asked if more money should be spent on “assistance to the poor”, 68 percent replied “yes”; but when they were asked if more money should be spent on “welfare”, there’s only 24 percent replied “yes”. In another survey, people were far more willing to spend money on “national defense” than on the “military”....
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