Date: Tue, 5 Dec 1995 17:29:35 MST From: Tom Uharriet Subject: Re: Language and Intelligence > I'm just curious to know if anybody out there still holds the belief that > a persons intelligence can be measured by the way they speak? Some aspects of a person's intelligence are certainly linguistic. What is meant by "the way they speak"? Are you referring to speech abnormalities, idiolect, breadth of vocabulary, delivery dynamincs, frequency of oral communication, inflections, . . . , or . . . ? Clearly, there is no dialect/intelligence connection. But the fact that we all think in language suggests some correlation between our language and our intelligence. Tom Uharriet utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]