I hope you like my post

An article in Scientific American on a study analysing the use of pronouns. The author noted that:

…the person with the higher status uses I-words less (yes, less) than people who are low in status…when undergraduates wrote me, their emails were littered with I, me, and my. My response, although quite friendly, was remarkably detached — hardly an I-word graced the page. And then I analyzed my emails to the dean of my college. My emails looked like an I-word salad; his emails back to me were practically I-word free.

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3 Responses to I hope you like my post

  1. strategicppm says:

    Interesting, I will have to pay attention to that in future 😉

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