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Thread: A question for linguists

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fallen View Post
    GailD, paralinguistics deal with the more, non-verbal elements that I think you're on about.

    There's that many branches, sometimes it's a case of: pick one -- any one.
    As someone on the "outside", I've also noticed that they seem to run into each other. Or maybe it's a matter of definition within the various branches, and they only look like each other on the outside?


    Quote Originally Posted by GailD View Post
    I think this is a fascinating topic, one that I've pondered on for quite some time.


    This is a good one. I have to agree that some of this has to do with culture though, like eyecontact, confidence and such.


    Not to mention, If you're a good enough a liar, you'll be aware of bodylanguage, etc.
    Last edited by Archerbird; 10-15-2011 at 06:20 PM.

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