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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.
- Deborah Tannen author of many books and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University.
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