[Ads-l] Unexpected glottal stops instead of taps

Spanbock/Svoboda-Spanbock spanbocks at VERIZON.NET
Fri Jan 2 02:27:28 UTC 2015


Not sure whether this is related or not, but it seems similar to me:

I have recently noticed some of my college students losing the K in Okay, so that it turns into something more like Ohay.

??!!


On Jan 1, 2015, at 5:56 PM, Neal Whitman wrote:

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> As I tweeted a few minutes ago:
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> 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
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> 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
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> The video, where you can judge for yourselves: 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM
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> Neal
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