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Latest Tone deafness Stories

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2015-02-09 09:56:06

New research out of Northwestern University suggests that singing accurately is not so much a talent as a learned skill that can decline over time if not used.

2012-04-12 09:31:09

People who speak Cantonese, a tonal language, demonstrate enhance musical pitch perception relative to Canadian French and English speakers.

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2009-08-19 13:30:00

Tone-deafness appears to be attributed to poor wiring between certain regions of the brain, researchers reported Wednesday.


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  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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