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Words Onscreen

By Naomi S. Baron

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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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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