Spoken Language Terminology

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

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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