Spoken Language Terminology

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

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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