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Re: Cool phonetic illusion

From:Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>
Date:Saturday, June 21, 2008, 22:23
Matahaniya ang Veoler <veoler@...>:

> I believe in this! When I can't see another's face I more > often don't hear clearly what they're saying, if there > are other loud sounds around. And I usually look at > people's mouths more than their eyes when they speak.
I find it easier to understand people who speak English to me when I can look at them directly. This goes for films as well. It's a tad bit more difficult to understand people on the phone (or Skype, for that matter). Fortunately my job doesn't involve speaking English on the phone very much. My 2 ct. Carsten -- Tenena, 14' Ihaloy 2317 ya 13:33:04 pd Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 12:18:40 am