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Which statement is most accurate regarding the speaking-writing connection?
A. The words used by writers are not normally used in speaking.
B. To own a word, speak it.
C. Written words seldom reflect the words people use when they speak.
D. To own a word, write it over and over again.
I think is B. ??

  • English -

    I've heard people speak a word -- many words actually -- but have no idea what it means!!

    I think C is correct.

    Humans' largest vocabularies include those words they hear (aural vocabulary) and eventually those they read. The next largest vocabulary is usually the speaking (verbal/oral) vocabulary. Most humans' smallest vocabulary is their writing vocabulary.

  • English -

    c is wrong

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