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Uptalk: A Part of Women’s Nature – Really?

We hear it every day. We hear it on news stations both on radio and TV. We hear it in conversation. We hear it at work. And, it is driving me crazy! You may do it yourself and not know … Continue reading
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3 Steps for a More Mature-Sounding Voice

The number of adult voices I hear which sound like teenagers, preteens, or younger still is astounding. Add the familiar Valley Girl sound to the picture and you have an image which does not project maturity. I am not talking … Continue reading
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When Your Inflection Sounds Like That of a Valley Girl

The other day I watched an interesting documentary on military planes and the man describing the different parts of the plane ended every single sentence on the up-swing. What this means is that the inflection he used with every statement … Continue reading
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