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Publication Date: 1977
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The Female Register: An Empirical Study of Lakoff's Hypotheses
Crosby, Faye; Nyquist, Linda
Language in Society, 6, 3, 313-22, Dec 77
The data support Lakoff's hypotheses that the female register is used more by women than by men, although they do not necessarily justify her further assertion that women's speech reflects, or is caused by, the low status of women in our society. (Author/HP)
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