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ERIC Number: EJ016063
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1969
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An Experimental Investigation of the Function of Filled Pauses in Speech
Lallgee, Mansur G.; Cook, Mark
Lang Speech, 12, 24-28, 69 Jan-Mar
Examines the relationship of filled pauses (e.g. er, ah, um) to the speaker's desire to continue speaking when engaged in a dialogue. The data suggest that filled pauses increase as a result of this desire only during monologues. Table and bibliography. (RW)
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