Spoken Language Terminology

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