Tag: vocal fry

More thoughts on vocal fry

Grant , April 12th, 2015

Thanks to Laura Fullton, I have a clearer fix on vocal fry.  Laura found the very interesting work by Ben Trawick-Smith on the topic. Ben calls it a “creaky…

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Vocal fry, and what we can do about it

Grant , March 30th, 2015

Many people have remarked on the inclination of some young women in the US to use “up-talk” in everyday speech. You’ve heard this, I know. It’s that rising…

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