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OneWord: Voice

I read some thing on Nick's blog (impromissum or something) about how people's voices change when they're talking to their significant other. Annie once told me she could tell every time Crystal called because I was talking to her differently than I do to anyone else. I suppose that's kind of funny, because aside from naked weekend, Crystal is just a friend, and one not much higher in the "friend" food scale than Annie. Hmmm. Whatever.

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4 Responses to "OneWord: Voice"

  1. "Naked weekend?" - Sounds fun.

    Aside from that note, yes, I talk differently to different people. I try not to, I try to talk like I normally do, but sometimes it slips out and I make funny sounds and odd gestures.


  2. I second that comment, John.

  3. I usually end up picking up the verbal tones of whoever I'm talking to. For example, I have a hard time not speaking with a british accent when talking to a british guy. That being said, I can totally believe that you talk to a sig other. I know that my voice probably refects more empathy.

  4. Allophone

    noun 1. Linguistics. A predictable phonetic variant of a phoneme. For example, the aspirated t of top, the unaspirated t