[Ads-l] Unexpected glottal stops instead of taps

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Fri Jan 2 01:56:00 UTC 2015


As I tweeted a few minutes ago:

I blogged about unexpected glottal stops in March: 
http://wp.me/pBWu-1zk<http://t.co/ocAj4BsiCQ> Now I hear them in Taylor 
Swift's "Shake i[?] off".
https://twitter.com/LiteralMinded/status/550829427118964738

But not when she sings "Haters gonna ha[D] ha[D] ha[D] ha[D] hate". 
There I hear taps, as expected.
https://twitter.com/LiteralMinded/status/550829850965991425

The video, where you can judge for yourselves: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM

Neal


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