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Chapter 27 Vocal Fry

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

In RP, vocal fry (creaky voice) at the end of utterances was a feature of male speech. Today, on the other hand, it’s more commonly used by younger females.

Keywords

Vocal fry Creaky voice American English Male speech Female speech 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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