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What’s heartbreaking about the trend for destructive speech patterns is that yours is the most transformational generation – you’re disowning your power


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From Upspeak To Vocal Fry: Are We 'Policing' Young Women's Voices?

Journalist Jessica Grose, linguistics professor Penny Eckert and speech pathologist Susan Sankin discuss upspeak, vocal fry and why women's voices are changing — and whether or not that's a problem.

from Slate Magazine

Why Old Men Find Young Women's Voices So Annoying

Last week, Slate Lexicon Valley podcaster (and NPR On the Media host) Bob Garfield lamented a frightening tic invading American speech. It appears “alm ...

from The Independent

Facebook is terrified about a disturbing trend in people’s posts

Facebook posts becoming less personal as site looks to encourage people to post about their lives | News | Lifestyle | The Independent

from The Huffington Post

Are Women Changing Their Voices To Talk Like Britney?

Apparently, a lot of today's young women want their voices to sound like Ke$ha or Britney Spears. At least, that's what a small new study published in the Journal of Voice suggests. In the stud

from The Cut

Can We Just, Like, Get Over the Way Women Talk?

"Can We Just, Like, Get Over the Way Women Talk?"

Meryl Streep On Why It's Harder For Men To Appreciate Movies About Women

Jen Droll, "The Perfect Wedding Doesn't Exist: Stop Spending So Much and Enjoy the Party," The Guardian (14 June 2014).