Uptalk again

Stephanie Hysmith sh120888 at OHIO.EDU
Tue Feb 1 21:16:49 UTC 2000

Joe Pickett wrote: wrote:
>Uptalk is extremely common in the speech of Northern Ireland, at all
levels, and
>has been so at least since 1983, the year of my first visit there.
>My guess is the folks there have been uptalking for a long long time.
>Joe Pickett

I seem to recall the young gerrrls in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"
(1969) using uptalk frequently. It was quite disarming as I recall.

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