effects of the economic crisis on speech perception

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri Oct 10 17:47:37 UTC 2008

went to get coffee at a stanford cafe this morning, and heard the
following song being piped in:
   "Let's forget about the money"
the line was repeated several times, and just as i recognized the
voice as Perry Como's, the line
   "For the money never comes!"
appeared, and i realized it was "domani", not "the money".


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