One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The analysis of a person's speech or writing, especially to assist in identifying or characterizing an individual or particular subgroup.‘linguistic profiling revealed that the bomber was probably an uneducated Southerner’
- ‘‘One thing I didn't expect when I started this,’ he says, ‘is that linguistic profiling affects the deaf, and it extends to sexual orientation as well.’’
- ‘‘The linguistic profiling that is taking place does have direct educational consequences for the child,’ he adds - consequences that can affect their ability to later compete in the job market.’
- ‘Studies of linguistic profiling began as the auditory equivalent of racial profiling.’
- ‘Many of the civil cases dealing with linguistic profiling have settled out of court.’
- ‘His recent work includes research involving linguistic profiling and prejudice, which he will be speaking on during the conference.’
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