language game

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lan·guage game

in philosophy, all the operations and behaviors contained in and expressed by symbols, language rules, and the social customs concerning language use.
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Playing in the Portland area since 2012, the band - Rob Sipsky on guitar, Brett McConnell on bass, Alex Weinberg on keyboards, Joshua Corry on drums and Nick Werth on drums - emulates the jam band group's onstage presence with similar antics, such as megaphones, trampolines, secret language and vacuum cleaner solos.
San Diego Zoo researchers discovered that okapis communicate | in a secret language that humans and predators cannot hear A It's almost like the okapi version of texting.
There's no secret language, but the more you do see, the most you appreciate the depth and complexity on stage.
DURHAM scientists are fathoming out the secret language of funky gibbons.
You have until the end of the month to see them up close in Fotanicals: The Secret Language of Flowers, at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, or you can track down his book JoSon: Intimate Portrait of Nature (Graphis; $75).
In Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, Amy discovers a secret language and manuscript detailing the history and whereabouts of a Lost Crystal of Power.
It was also used to describe a secret language developed by slaves who were forbidden from learning to read, while sailors used the phrase to refer to a badlycoiled rope, resulting in the skipping rope game of the same name.
Philip spoke about the 'Three Secrets to Managing & Understanding Change' and Bernie revealed 'The Secret Language Of Your Prospects' - as his experience proves that three out of four people we talk to don't really understand us to start with, because they're different personality types and are motivated by varying triggers.
The camp is called Tee Pees and Wig Wams and will include daily tribal games, art and craft, sports, working with clay and 'Pow Wows', as well as learning a secret language and hunting skills.
Not only are they best friends, they share the same nerdish sense of humour and even have their own secret language.
For Carlo Scarpa, good glass was like a lyric poem: the medium became its own subject and he was fluent in its secret language.