Your Annoying Voice Is Yet Another Reason People Don't Like You

As soon as you drop that last ten pounds and get the bump sliced off your nose, you just have to worry about changing your entire sound and then finally, FINALLY, you'll be okay. » 9/13/13 5:10pm 9/13/13 5:10pm

How to Talk Like a Super Sexy Baby

So you want to be a sexy baby! Or, at the very least, you want to be a grown woman with the voice of a sexy baby. Fair enough. I think we can all agree that — vocally, anyway — our infancy was our sexiest time. High pitched voices, broken sentences, unintentional vocal fries as we intentionally pooped ourselves while… » 7/29/13 4:20pm 7/29/13 4:20pm

Everyone Totes Copying How Young Women, Like, Talk and Stuff

In the eighties, Valley Girlspeak permeated young women's interactions with each other. In the nineties? Young ladies? Were ending things? With a question mark? Now, women end their phrases with a low growl, a la Britney Spears before she needed to be left alone. And in ten years or so, everyone will be ending… » 2/27/12 7:45pm 2/27/12 7:45pm

American Women Suffering From Rampant Growling Speech Impediment

In the last few years, young American women have started utilizing a low, growly part of their vocal register known as "vocal fry," and scientists are flummoxed as to why. Desire to date Taylor Lautner and other such lupine heartthrobs? Because ladies be catty? Britney Spears? » 12/12/11 10:55am 12/12/11 10:55am