The Vocal Fry Epidemic and What it Sounds Like

CBS Sunday Morning’s Faith Salie

According to CBS Sunday Morning’s Faith Salie, “America’s young women are running out of oxygen.”

This is how Salie explains the vocal fry epidemic – the irritating creaky voice that makes girls/women sound underwhelmed and disengaged.  She cites a recent study that finds that 2/3 of women in college are using this glottalization.

If you don’t know what it sounds like, it will become all too familiar when you listen to this piece.   Ohhh myyy…

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