A recent New York Times opinion piece claimed that women apologize all the time - even when something is not their fault. It's known as "tentative" or "indirect" speech, when people - usually women - start their sentences with "I'm sorry" or "If you don't mind." Is this something you do? Have you tried to change the way you speak - or do you use it to your advantage? We'll dig into the nuances of tentative speech... if you don't mind us doing that.
- More: Famous Quotes, the Way a Woman Would Have to Say Them During a Meeting (Washington Post) - mentioned on air