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We commonly imagine, when we use a proper name, that we mean one definite entity, the particular individual who was called "Napoleon.
We may say that a person understands a word when (a) suitable circumstances make him use it, (b) the hearing of it causes suitable behaviour in him.
To say that a word has a meaning is not to say that those who use the word correctly have ever thought out what the meaning is: the use of the word comes first, and the meaning is to be distilled out of it by observation and analysis.
1) On suitable occasions you use the word properly.
The words alone, without the use of images, may cause appropriate emotions and appropriate behaviour.
These two ways of using words, including their occurrence in inner speech, may be spoken of together as the use of words in "thinking.
The language-habit consists not merely in the use of words demonstratively, but also in their use to express narrative or desire.
We need not linger over what is said in the above passage as to the use of the word "box" in the presence of the box.
And we may lay it down generally that, whenever we use a word, either aloud or in inner speech, there is some sensation or image (either of which may be itself a word) which has frequently occurred at about the same time as the word, and now, through habit, causes the word.
Images may cause us to use words which mean them, and these words, heard or read, may in turn cause the appropriate images.
But this association is not essential to the intelligent use of words.
The use of words is, of course, primarily social, for the purpose of suggesting to others ideas which we entertain or at least wish them to entertain.
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This study qualitatively examines student perceptions and attitudes of Internet use in the classroom, in an effort to bridge the growing digital divide between home and school uses of the Internet.