[Ads-l] belt/belch

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Fri Oct 9 18:01:35 UTC 2015


There was a guy in my 6th grade class who could do the whole alphabet that way. The farthest I could ever get was about G.

Neal

> On Oct 9, 2015, at 4:12 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> In my phonetics classes, I grossed out my students by demonstrating
> phonation with esophogeal airstream. With great effort, I could belch out a
> tune, but it was strenuous, and the girls would complain.
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