You've got mail (North Carolina)

AAllan at AOL.COM AAllan at AOL.COM
Wed Dec 1 16:48:53 UTC 1999

<< Isn't this just a bit of a stretch? Aren't we looking at real people, not
cyber voices? >>

Edwards, the voice of AOL's messages, is a very real person, from New Bern,
North Carolina (but with much broadcast experience). He has a distinctly
fronted [u] in "you've." There may be an [a] instead of [ai] in "File's
done," too, but I haven't listened to that recently.

 - Allan Metcalf

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