Fast Talk

Thursday, January 9, 2003 - 11:06 a.m.
Fast Talk

Linguistics professor and author Deborah Tannen says it seems to her that people are talking faster and faster nowadays - on TV, on voice-mail menus, even in her own classroom. She joins Diane to talk about research on rates of speech in...

Linguistics professor and author Deborah Tannen says it seems to her that people are talking faster and faster nowadays - on TV, on voice-mail menus, even in her own classroom. She joins Diane to talk about research on rates of speech in all these arenas.

Guests

Deborah Tannen

author of many books and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University.

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