The Vocal Fry Epidemic and What it Sounds Like

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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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