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Old 10-07-2015, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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Vocal fry is the linguistic term pertaining to speakers who annunciate the late last syllabus of a word with a bit of a crackly rasp.

https://youtu.be/qyQNADgMF5Q

Is this phenomenon more common in one region of the country over others?
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Old 10-07-2015, 05:31 PM
 
Location: IN
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This is a better example of vocal fry combined with a northern cities vowel shift accent.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzgXE5SsCHM
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Old 10-09-2015, 09:27 PM
 
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Sounds northern bourgeois to me??
In WrongTurnville, they put strong emphasis on the first syllable of every word, it seems to me.
PO lice
IN surance
THE atre
BATT ry
etc . . .

I like different accents. It seems the whole country is becoming so homogenized accents are going away.
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