basilwhite (basilwhite) wrote,
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A=B=Crazy

tags:mental health, writing, howto, linguistics

A=B=Crazy

50+ years of research support the relationship between how often a person uses the sentence structure ''noun (form of verb ''to be'') noun'' and their degree of psychological maladjustment.


Linguists call this sentence structure the "Is of Identity" - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-Prime explains it. Here's an online tool that inspects text for this sentence structure - http://www.manifestation.com/neurotoys/eprime.pl

Tell me what you think of the usefulness of this tool.


Basil White

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