How To Pronounce Gossip – Pronunciation Academy

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This is the *English* pronunciation of the word Gossip.

According to Wikipedia, this is one of the possible definitions of the word “Gossip”:
Gossip is idle talk or rumor, especially about the personal or private affairs of others.
Gossip has been researched in terms of its evolutionary psychology origins. This has found gossip to be an important means by which people can monitor cooperative reputations and so maintain widespread indirect reciprocity. Indirect reciprocity is defined here as “I help you and somebody else helps me.” Gossip has also been identified by Robin Dunbar, an evolutionary biologist, as aiding social bonding in large groups.
With the advent of the internet, gossip is now widespread on an instant basis, from one place in the world to another what used to take a long time to filter through is now instant.
The term is sometimes used to specifically refer to the spreading of dirt and misinformation, as (for example) through excited discussion of scandals. Some newspapers carry “gossip columns” which detail the social and personal lives of celebrities or of √©lite members of certain communities.
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