Language Protien - Why Women Talk More Than Men

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    Language Protien - Why Women Talk More Than Men

    No kidding. The folks at Science World Report published an article explaining that women speak about 3 times as many words per day than men (20k vs 7k) due to a higher level of a "language protein". Nurture vs nature takes another blow. Biological imperative/adaptive significance?

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    Oh, I can't wait for Scrubs' response to this.

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    Some might need this option.

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    Protein, not protien. I before e is not the case here. Spell check should know that even if you don't.
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    I buck this spell check very very very often.

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    My wife & daughter have rollover words similar to some cellular plans.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demere View Post
    No kidding. The folks at Science World Report published an article explaining that women speak about 3 times as many words per day than men (20k vs 7k) due to a higher level of a "language protein". Nurture vs nature takes another blow. Biological imperative/adaptive significance?
    Its because we can only bear to listen to a third of what they say. It's like fish bearing millions of fry to ensure one or two survive .
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    Quote Originally Posted by badbullgator View Post
    Protein, not protien. I before e is not the case here. Spell check should know that even if you don't.
    I got it wrong in the title and right in the body of my comment. My cup is half full.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary S. Colecchio View Post
    Its because we can only bear to listen to a third of what they say. It's like fish bearing millions of fry to ensure one or two survive .

    Dat tru
    "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function." F. Scott Fitzgerald

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