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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:15 PM
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4. It's replacing regional accents?
Really?

Where do you think it came from?
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  -Epidemic of strangulated, gargling, monotone female voices omega minimo  Nov-23-05 08:59 PM   #0 
  - Oh I think it is unfortunately documented that many teen girls have  applegrove   Nov-23-05 09:02 PM   #1 
  - Not "lack of confidence" -- What is That Voice? Why is it everywhere?  omega minimo   Nov-23-05 09:07 PM   #3 
     - Then I misunderstand. Sorry.  applegrove   Nov-23-05 10:53 PM   #16 
     - I know the voice you mean  Warpy   Nov-25-05 09:23 PM   #18 
        - OK Late 70's hmmmmm? "Better" universities' conformity?  omega minimo   Nov-26-05 02:46 AM   #19 
           - Why do you think?  Warpy   Nov-26-05 05:36 PM   #20 
              - At the height of the women's movement?  omega minimo   Nov-26-05 06:12 PM   #21 
  - I know what you are talking about! It's incredible...that even "regional  KoKo01   Nov-23-05 09:04 PM   #2 
  - It's replacing regional accents?  omega minimo   Nov-23-05 09:15 PM   #4 
     - I Blame Rita Crosby!  Moochy   Nov-23-05 09:20 PM   #7 
        - Probably but I turn them off  omega minimo   Nov-23-05 09:24 PM   #8 
  - I don't know  MuseRider   Nov-23-05 09:15 PM   #5 
  - The spore is spread thru the TV  omega minimo   Nov-23-05 09:19 PM   #6 
  - The Dell Chick  Moochy   Nov-23-05 09:24 PM   #9 
  - Thanks.  MuseRider   Nov-23-05 09:33 PM   #11 
  - Got two words for you:  put out   Dec-06-05 12:39 AM   #30 
     - I think we have at least two subsets of annoying strangled voices here:  atommom   Dec-06-05 08:41 AM   #31 
  - I recognize it and find it hard to take. I thought it originated with the  higher class   Nov-23-05 09:27 PM   #10 
  - That's it. The Valley Girl thing taken too far and it is SOOooo not funny  omega minimo   Nov-23-05 09:44 PM   #12 
  - It's like they can't move their lips  Lorax   Nov-23-05 09:55 PM   #13 
  - is it like how ann coulter talks?  freeplessinseattle   Nov-23-05 10:08 PM   #14 
  - Excellent description doctor. What is the cause and IS THERE A CURE?  omega minimo   Nov-23-05 10:12 PM   #15 
  - No - not like Coulter - she is unique - she doesn't want to show her  higher class   Nov-24-05 10:53 AM   #17 
  - Question intonation at all times and swallowing final syllables. Awful!  MookieWilson   Nov-29-05 01:14 PM   #22 
  - Hey, I'm hearing it right now on JL NewsHour in Supreme Court  omega minimo   Nov-30-05 08:42 PM   #23 
  - Martha Stewart has something similar going on. It took me a long  atommom   Dec-04-05 10:19 AM   #24 
  - It's NOT a Good Thing!  omega minimo   Dec-04-05 06:26 PM   #25 
     - I'm sure they'll come up with something even more regressive and  atommom   Dec-04-05 07:46 PM   #26 
     - Swallowing the voice any further will leave only  omega minimo   Dec-04-05 09:02 PM   #27 
        - "Today we will make an elegant centerpiece out of rrribbit ribbit..."  atommom   Dec-05-05 08:55 AM   #28 
           - LOL  omega minimo   Dec-05-05 08:58 AM   #29 
     - I have it.  Marie26   Dec-13-05 02:27 PM   #32 
  - That, and the shrill and tearful voice, bug me  UncleSepp   Jan-30-06 02:40 PM   #33 
  - What bugs me  bloom   Feb-01-06 08:49 PM   #34 
  - "It is your instrument" Very well put  omega minimo   Feb-01-06 09:26 PM   #35 
  - It's the God-damned California accent  Odin2005   Mar-05-06 10:37 PM   #36 
  - Not quite. Someone here said the Ivy League coed syndrome  omega minimo   Mar-07-06 06:58 PM   #38 
  - I know exactly the sound you describe.  DawgHouse   Mar-06-06 09:10 PM   #37 
  - West Wing's "Zoey" migraine commercial induces migraine  omega minimo   Mar-07-06 07:08 PM   #39 
     - I've been describing it to friends as sort of "valley-girlish".  DawgHouse   Mar-07-06 07:29 PM   #40 
        - Contagious? Epidemic! Spread by TV  omega minimo   Mar-07-06 07:39 PM   #41 
  - Actually, this has been around for a long time  Love Bug   Mar-08-06 04:47 PM   #42 
  - huh - fascinating!  tigereye   Apr-04-06 11:22 AM   #43 
     - Katie Couric used the froggy voice while announcing her move to CBS today!  omega minimo   Apr-05-06 08:56 PM   #44 
 

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