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Fishman
1980, Women use more tag questions as a sign of 'conversational work'
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Tannen
Men and women speak in different cultures - Status vs Support - Independant vs Intimacy - Advice vs Understanding - Information vs Feelings - Order vs Proposals - Conflict vs Compromise
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Holmes
1992, Tag questions function as a politness and boosting
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Channell
1994, Vague language
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O'Barr and Atkins
Men from lower class backgrounds use hedging
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Pilkington
All female conversation are more positive towards one another, where as men are more negative
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Coates
1989, All female talk is cooperative, most female talk falsl into the following bitching, chatting, house work, scandal
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Cameron
1995, Verbal hygiene language - women have been taught to use this
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