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Talk Talk Talk

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With a mixture of erudition and humor, Canadian radio personality Jay Ingram discusses the sociology of talking: the dynamics of conversation, men and women's different propensities for interrupting, and even the proper use of "you know." But he also delves into the mystery-riddled physiology of talking. While we now know that certain areas of the brain seem to control spe ...more
Published by Penguin Putnam~childrens Hc (first published 1992)
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Jessica Howard
A great basic overview of how speech is processed in the brain. A little different from most of the other language books I read, it's not about etymology or language history at all, but rather the physical mechanics of language.
Gretchen McCulloch
The book that got me into linguistics! Although I haven't picked it up in at least a decade, so I have no idea whether it's aged well.
Daniel Callister
Some really interesting studies.
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