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When did the word 'compromise' get compromised? When did the negative connotations of 'He was caught in a compromising position' or 'She compromised her ethics' replace the positive connotations of 'They reached a compromise'?

Deborah Tannen

Deborah Tannen

Deborah Tannen

Deborah Frances Tannen is an American academic and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She has been a McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University and was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences following a term in residence at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ.

Birth: 1945-06-07

Nickname: Deborah Tannen

Occupation: Academic and professor of linguistics

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