Wittgenstein: Why Should You Expand Your Vocabulary?

In linguistics, there is a phenomenon called the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis, which suggests that “the structure of a language affects its speakers’ world view or cognition.”

Grammar, rules, tenses, depth, available words and combinations — the hypothesis argues these things either influence our thinking or determine it entirely.

If there’s only a hint of truth to this idea, then you should be racing to the bookstore right now. The question is: is there?