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domenica 20 maggio 2018

# lang: we pronounce words more slowly compared with verbs and sometimes pause

AA << study naturalistic speech from linguistically and culturally diverse populations from around the world >>

AA <<  show a robust tendency for slower speech before nouns as compared with verbs >>

Frank Seifart, Jan Strunk, et al.  Nouns slow down speech across structurally and culturally diverse languages. PNAS. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1800708115. May 14, 2018.

http://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/early/2018/05/09/1800708115/F1.large.jpg

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/05/09/1800708115

<< English is peculiar (..) It can never be representative of human language in general >> Frank Seifart

<< In the years to come, as society grows more complex, the number of nouns available to us may grow exponentially. The diversity of its speakers, not so much >>

Alan Burdick. Why Nouns Slow Us Down, and Why Linguistics Might Be in a Bubble.  May 15, 2018.

https://www.newyorker.com/elements/lab-notes/why-nouns-slow-us-down-and-why-linguistics-might-be-in-a-bubble

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