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Humans Mentally Edit Language
2013-04-30 10:20:12

A new MIT study says people make “mental edits” when interpreting speech and other forms of linguistic input, and seem to use specific strategies for making sense of confusing information.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.