Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Say What? Vocal Fry??

Many of you already know that I appreciate good grammar and all-around proper English; I don't hesitate to correct the kiddo's grammar, word choice or pronunciation when necessary. Now I have to worry about "vocal fry", too, because "If women do something like uptalk or vocal fry, it's immediately interpreted as insecure, emotional or even stupid," according to Carmen Fought, a professor of linguistics at Pitzer College (Claremont, CA).

Don't know what vocal fry is? Read about it here: 

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