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    except where

    All paralinguistic messages provide much useful information about the speaker; information which is either consciously or subconsciously received. In most cases people appear to interpret the messages appropriately, except where there is interference because of prejudice.
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    I think "except the case where" is the full meaning. "the case" is omitted here.
    "Where" can function as an relative adverb even for concepts, not only for places, right?

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    Re: except where

    Yes, the case could be inserted with the same meaning.

    Write a relative, not an relative.
    I am not a teacher.

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