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    George Prochnik would like would like the world to put a sock in it. He makes his case in a new book,Listenning for Meaning in a World of Noise. Here he explains himself (using his indoor voice)

    What does "indoor voice" mean?

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    It's not a term I'm familiar with so I would guess that it's a term from the book.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Parents of small children often use the term indoor voice when they want them to stop shouting.

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    Default Re: indoor voice

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    George Prochnik would like would like the world to put a sock in it. He makes his case in a new book,Listenning for Meaning in a World of Noise. Here he explains himself (using his indoor voice)

    What does "indoor voice" mean?

    Jason
    Do you understand the idiom 'put a sock in it' (which refers to the nearest thing to volume control on an old gramophone with a horn)? If you did, you would probably have been able to guess.

    b

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