(CNSNews.com) –Speaking in Sandusky,Ohio on July 5,President Barack Obama used the first-person pronouns “I” and “me” a combined 117 times in a speech that lasted about 25 minutes and 32 seconds.
Obama used “I” 98 times and “me” 19 times,according to a transcript of the speech posted by the White House. A videotape of the speech posted on YouTube shows that Obama spoke for about 25-and-a-half minutes.
During this speech,Obama used “I” or “me” approximately once every 13.09 seconds.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney also frequently used the first-person pronoun in his most recent speech that has been posted in its entirety on C-SPAN. Speaking in Salem,Va.,on Jun 26,Romney used the first-person pronouns “I” and “me” a combined 55 times in a speech that lasted about 18 minutes and 13 seconds.
Romney used “I” 47 times and “me” 8 times. During the just over 18 minutes that Romney spoke at Salem,he used “I” or “me” approximately once every 19.87 seconds.
Read More at CNS News. By Terence P. Jeffrey.
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