Publication details [#10350]

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Article in book  
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Amsterdam: John Benjamins


Oral Metaphor Construct (OMC) is a new concept in Cognitive Linguistics based upon metaphor dynamics that also, has significance in numerous related fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Anthropology, Automated Voice Systems, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Communicative Disorders, Second Language Acquisition, etc. The Oral Metaphor Construct is a language imprint that identifies the predisposed space time metaphorical configuration of articulation and semantic objects of the Mind that is passed from one generation to the next via the genome which mediates language acquisition and facilitates the learning of a second language. (Asa Stepak)