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Brouwer, Dédé, Marinel Gerritsen and Dorian De Haan. 1979. Speech differences between women and men: On the wrong track? Language in Society 8 (1) : 33–50.
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The authors argue that there are few significant differences in language used by men and women in a set task such as buying a train ticket. However, the sex of the addressee affects almost all the variables under investigation.