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March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmThe next time someone accuses you of interrupting, you might want to explain that you are not being rude: You're actually engaging in high-involvement cooperative overlapping.
Cooperative overlapping -- talking as another person continues to speak -- is typical of Jewish...