Positive Gossiping & Rumour Spreading: #WomenEd
English language studies has long revealed an assumed covert tendency in the female use of language to gossip and spread rumours. On the other hand, other studies suggested men held overt verbal dominance in communication through interruptions. Undercutting both these ideas is the concept of heterogeneity: both men and women can be guilty of both to greater and lesser degrees.
But are they both always a bad thing anyway? An old proverb says something like someone sharing a secret is separating those familiar with one another – i.e….
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