oops again

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 5 15:56:46 UTC 2006

>At 10:21 AM -0500 6/5/06, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>Paul Johnson
>>I am an interested lurker on this list and have noticed that in the last
>>year or so the female news readers on the Springfield TV stations,have
>>taken on a harsh, almost screechy voice, best I can describe it as is a
>>Vally girl sound plus a high pitched screech.
>>Is there a name or a reason for this?  (outside of irritating me?)
>>Has anyone else noticed this?
>>Is it becoming nationwide?
>>I can not believe that some school of drama or journalism would be
>>teaching this.
>Is that Springfield as in IL, MO, MA, or as on the Simpsons?
I really have to stop doing this.  I see now that your message
included "MO" in its subject line, although not in the text.


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