“Talking the Dog” – Why People Pretend to Talk Like their Pets — FACE Foundation

An interesting article in The Atlantic takes a lighthearted look at a common pet owner behavior—why we enjoy talking as our dogs, cats, and other pets! Many people admit to talking as if they were their pets (we also give voices to human babies). Why exactly do we do this? Linguist Deborah Tannen wrote about […]

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