What does this sentence mean? On average, fathers spoke less than mothers did, but they did not differ in the length of utterances or proportion of questions asked. This sentence is from an essay about fathers and mothers' influence on their children's speech development. Does the above sentence mean 'On average, although fathers spoke less than mothers did, the length of each sentence they uttered and the portion of questions they were asked by their kids were the same? Thank you!
May 21, 2011 9:07 AM
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Both mothers and fathers asked the same amount of questions. They both spoke for the same amount of time. But mothers still said much much more. It must be true. Women always talk faster than men, and say more words in the same time.
May 21, 2011
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