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The left and the right speak different languages — literally

6 mins | Nov 12, 2020
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A study found that liberals and conservatives use different words to express similar ideas. It seems the segregation of the left and the right isn't just about ideological beliefs, but also about the way we speak. In WIRED magazine, Will Knight reports on the findings of the Carnegie Mellon University investigation, after it examined 86.6 million comments from more than 6.5 million users on 200,000 YouTube videos.
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