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Re: The word for non-communicative communications

Posted by ESC on November 29, 2000

In Reply to: The word for non-communicative communications posted by Christie on November 29, 2000

: I am looking for the word that describes phrases such as "I heard that!" "Been there, done that!" "Totally!" or other such space-fillers. I am drawing a blank.
: Thanks.

Interjections. (like "Ouch!" or "Wow!") Or: Nattering. Filling the air with idle chatter. (A phrase a coworker used. Not about me I hope.) Chin-wagging. Babble.