The Vocal Fries Podcast
Date: February 11, 2019
Title: Beyoncé, Hoodies and Obama Linguistics
In this episode of the Vocal Fries, we talk with Dr. Nicole Holliday, Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College about Black English, biracial language, vocal fry, intonation, and the field of Obama linguistics.
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In this episode, we discuss:
- Barack and Michele Obama’s English/Obama linguistics
- Key and Peele
- Black English
- Biracial language
- Vocal fry
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