Results for - Baby Talk (Or The Closest You May Come To It)

2,256 voters participated in this survey

1. Wheh you encounter a pre-verbal infant, do you speak to him or her in nonsense syllable gibberish, such as "goo goo ga ga"?

Yes, often as I can
6%
141 votes
Yes, at least sometimes
18%
400 votes
Once did; no longer do.
7%
161 votes
Don't now; may start!
2%
45 votes
No
54%
1,192 votes
May or may not, but i rarely or never have opportunity.
12%
261 votes

2. Do you think the gibberish speakers or the infants hearng them get more out of such nonsense talk?

The infants
7%
162 votes
The gibberish speakers
18%
396 votes
Both about equally
20%
443 votes
Neither?
26%
567 votes
Beats me!
29%
632 votes

3. Do you think it's better to speak to pre-verbal babies in actual language in order to hasten their fluency in the same tongue in which you communicate?

Yes
39%
861 votes
Yes in the main, but a ilttle gibberish doesn't hurt!, yes?
28%
614 votes
No
16%
351 votes
Undecided/No opinion/Never thought or don't care to think about it
17%
374 votes

4. Do you think infants have a secret language among themselves that the rest of us can't understand?

Yes
23%
507 votes
No, that's crazy talk!
42%
924 votes
Unsure
35%
769 votes
07/20/2019 Living 2256 37 By: jlrake

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