University of Californa San Diego
Stop Making Fun of Valley Girls Because You Might Sound Just like Them: Uptalk Dialect Spreading to Male Speakers
So you know that thing called "uptalk," where a speaker ends a sentences by raising the pitch like they're asking a question? And how it's generally attributed to a very specific type of young woman? And how those women get made fun of a lot? According to new research, the speech pattern has expanded to other demographic groups -- including guys.Read on...