language & Gender - Robin Lakoff

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    • women also use empty adjectives such as; "divine" "lovely"
    • women use wh imperatives such as; why dont you go outside?
    • women use: hedge phrases such as "sort of" "like" they also speak in italics for e.g. "so" "quite"
    • women also use indirect command whereas men use direct commnads
    • women also overuse qualifiers such as; "i think"
    • women also use tag questions such as; "you're going to dinner aren't you?"
    • women also use polite forms such as; "would you mind"
  • women also use empty adjectives such as; "divine" "lovely"

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