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Deborah Tannen on the Different Languages of Men and Women

Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the scholars's new book, You Just Don't Understand, which examines what the distinct speech patterns adopted by men and women say about gender roles and expectations. Corrigan says Tannen is insightful, and avoids any attempt to account for this difference.


Other segments from the episode on July 11, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 11, 1990: Interview with Vincent Murano; Review of three CD box sets featuring Arturo Toscanini; Interview with Marty Ehrlich; Review of Deborah Tannen's book "You…


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