Tag Archives: speech

Twin baby boys conversation – is it political?

By now you’ve probably seen the video of the twin baby boys having a ‘conversation’. But here it is anyway! The video seems to show that whilst the language isn’t there yet, the boys have picked up on some nuances of human speech. They really remind me of politicians in the British Parliament – laughing(…)

Acronyms aloud

An interesting article in The Ledger looks at how acronyms are being used in speech. It seems to be teenagers who use these most – from “ILY” (I love you) to “LOL” (laughing out loud). These terms appear to have come from ‘text speak’ – the use of abbreviations to fit more into text messages(…)