Spoken Language Terminology

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G J D I I C O L L O Q U I A L D O L H A
H G X E H J B E B Q E B L F K O G J D O
F T D A B F I S I L L O A R V P P P Y J
D M R E I M Q U A N L M J E A E E A G T
A B F D N H M A L A I G R D D S C E P B
V R V T T H O P H T K L C F J U O S S U
O K A H E H T D L I A H A U A A Y U T L
S F C P R K I E X P V Q A M C P O A F F
N V C P R Y I M P O O C K M E O H P H L
B N E H U I J I L K O U W L N R R D K J
E H N H P F N T G Y A C C J C C Q E O R
M H T I T G N G L J B D F K Y I J C C I
G D I E I D Y A N P P F E R P M H I M M
P B L L O Q X V N K K E E O A L T O Y J
R J U I N G B X Y N U L F C I P B V P D
M E G S M X G S R V L W C H R S C B G O
S G O I I C F T B I V W P L S T K D D A
Y I F O U M N L F X A W W P L X H C R F
K W V N D L Q U N X M T Q X A Y W D Q U
M U Y X E C B U P E R Y F U B W O M K X

Clues

  • A longer pause, number of seconds in a bracket (2) (5, 5)
  • A short pause of less than half a second (.) (10)
  • A sound someone makes that functions like a pause (6, 5)
  • Actual words that function as a pause (6)
  • Blurring or slurring words together (7)
  • Chatty, informal language (10)
  • One person takes over speaking in the middle of another person's speaking (12)
  • Standard pairs of interactions (9, 5)
  • Two or more people speaking at the same time (11)
  • Way of pronunciation based on where you are from (6)

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