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This is something I tend to overuse myself. It seems that in order for a language to evolve, some grammatical rules must be “transgressed”. With this example here, it may be an issue of formality vs informality.
“I hope” in more formal documents and “Hopefully” in less formal? This is pure guesswork on my part.
Example No. 4,335,081 of how the English language confounds as it evolves, and the evolution doesn’t necessarily make it better: hopefully. It is an adverb defined as “in a hopeful mann…
Thinking in another language changes how people weigh their options…
After reading this it seems that:
You will think more logically in your foreign language rather than in your native one. The idea is that your native tounge will have more emotional resonance rather than your foreign one, which may influnce your decisions and act illogically.
One side that was not considered is the poficiency of the speakers L2. While my Japanese is ok, I wouldn’t be confident to make life-or -death decisions based on this. Maybe that is a logical decision.
See on www.scientificamerican.com