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Sound Off! // Comment Klatsch #11: The Sounds of Family

Sounding Off2klatsch \KLAHCH\ , noun: A casual gathering of people, esp. for refreshments and informal conversation  [German Klatsch, from klatschento gossip, make a sharp noiseof imitative origin.] (

Dear Readers:  Today’s Sound Off!//Comment Klatsch question comes to you from Osvaldo Oyola, Binghamton PhD Candidate in English and former SO! regular, who just couldn’t stay away too long. This November, as always, we are thankful for our fabulous writers and readers.

— J. Stoever-Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief

What sounds constitute “family” and/or how does sound shape one’s view of what family can be in its diverse conceptions?

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