ChicaNo? ChicanYES! Addendum

If you found our episode on Chicano English interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7aaf0 What are some of the features of Chicano English? As Dr. Carmen Fought mentioned, many of the features of region- and age-dependent. We briefly discussed vocal fry (but we discuss it more … Continue reading ChicaNo? ChicanYES! Addendum

On the Rez Addendum

If you found our episode on Rez English interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t heard it yet, you can find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!c58cb Can you give me more information on Rez English? Here are some resources on the common features in Rez English (though really there are many Rez Englishes). Some features … Continue reading On the Rez Addendum

Southern Fried Addendum

If you listened to our episode on Southern American English, you can read more about it below. If you haven’t listened yet, you can find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!137ae What other features are there in Southern American English (SAE)? We mentioned many features of Southern American English but managed to leave out a few interesting ones. … Continue reading Southern Fried Addendum

Foul-Mouthed Women Addendum

If you’ve listened to our episode about swearing, here are links to the articles, books, etc. we talked about. (If you haven’t, please download it here. And if you like it, please subscribe!) https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!03c76 Benjamin K. Bergen says there are four major contributors for swear words: Sacred concepts Sex/sexual organs Things that come out of … Continue reading Foul-Mouthed Women Addendum

Uppity Women Addendum

If you’ve listened to our episode about vocal fry, you might have questions about what vocal fry really is. (If you haven’t, please download it here. And if you like it, please subscribe!) https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!1ac53 What is “phonation”? When we speak, we manipulate many parts of our mouth; this includes the larynx and vocal cords (also … Continue reading Uppity Women Addendum