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Query:   Sum: women's language
Author:  Hiroaki Tanaka
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Sociolinguistics

Summary:   DEAR ALL,

I POSTED A QUERY ON WOMEN'S LANGUAGE ABOUT A MONTH AND HALF
AGO, ON BEHALF OF MY STUDENT WHO IS WORKING ON HER GRADUATION PAPER.
I RECEIVED 31 RESPONSES. THE ORIGINAL QUERY AND THE SUMMARY/COMMENTS
ARE THE FOLLOWING:

(I)PLEASE CHOOSE THE BEST EXPRESSIONS BETWEEN THE TWO/THREE PHRASES
BELOW. WHICHH DO YOU USE OFF-HANDEDLY, IN EVERYDAY CONVERSATION? IF
POSSIBLE, I'D LIKE TO KNOW IF YOU ARE MALE OR FEMALE. PLEASE CHECK *
MARK FROM WHICH YOU CHOOSE. IF YOU HAVE ANY COMMENTS, PLEASE DON'T
HESITATE TO MALE THEM.
(1) WHICH DO YOU USE OFF-HANDEDLY, IN EVERYDAY CONVERSATION ?
A. I HAVE TWO TICKETS FOR THE MOVIE

LL Issue: 9.155
Date Posted: 03-Feb-1998
Original Query: Read original query