uhn huhn interjected

David K. Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Wed Apr 29 21:28:13 UTC 2009

It seems to me that in the last year or so, I've noticed interviewers on NPR
interjecting "uhn huhn!" quite a lot.  Is this a new strategy designed to
mark the end of a interviewee's statement or to suggest agreement or
understanding of the interviewee's comment?


David B.

Barnhart at hihglands.com

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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