Sociolinguists have studied the difference in languages across several social classes before focusing on language and gender. Some of the findings are listed here, showing that men and women indeed talk differently. The reason why this is the case is talked about briefly as well.
There are differences between men and women with regard to language, but what are these differences? We have a look at the contrasts that have been found in the speech of male and female speakers in the past.
Does the language of women and men really differ? The question will be answered in this first article about Language and Gender.