Jan 04 2015

The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us by James W Pennebaker

Despite the unpromising beginning, The Secret Life Of Pronouns did turn out to be a fascinating look at how our personalities and circumstances influence the language we use, unconsciously betraying us to the canny observer. I especially liked how it tied into the website and the exercises there, with bonus points for the humor. A great read for people who care about language and the way we present ourselves; it’ll probably teach you a little something about your own attitudes along the way.

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