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Latest Terry T. Takahashi Stories

2010-08-26 16:47:27

University of Oregon researchers say auditory neurons just simply process that first strong signal Voices carry, reflect off objects and create echoes. Most people rarely hear the echoes; instead they only process the first sound received. For the hard of hearing, though, being in an acoustically challenging room can be a problem. For them, echoes carry. Ever listen to a lecture recorded in a large room? That most people only process the first-arriving sound is not new. Physicist Joseph...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.