Is raising your voice the same as yelling?

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    What do you think?
     
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    No.
     
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    yes
     
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    I don't know.
     
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    Only if you are not a democrat. Democrats can be screaming and they are not yelling, according to them, anyone else that speaks above normal conversation is a damn screamer, according to the democrats.
     
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    STOP FIGHTING.... oops.... didn't mean to yell.
     
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    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
     
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    Speak up!
     
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    It is not yelling only if your listener(s) perceives it as such. Your perception of yourself, and intent are irrelevant.
     
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    Exactly. I am a high school teacher who never yells or raises her voice (well almost never). Yet a stern look or an angry tone will send some kids into a tizzy saying "Why are yelling at me?" It's ridiculous.
     

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