Saturday, January 21, 2023

Slowest, Fastest and Most Verbose Speakers

The ESL class platform and marketplace, Preply, has compiled statistics on language patterns across the US.  As you would guess, southern speakers use fewer syllables per second than people in some other parts of the country. However New Yorkers don't talk more rapidly than others. Instead they are more verbose, using more words to express each idea than people in some midwest states who are more concise.

Here's a link to the study results.

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