Uptalk Epidemic

Discussion in 'Society' started by lexis, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. lexis

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  2. bodacious

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    This is everyone I know from California
     
  3. steel_reserve

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    this is what drove me INSANE about Toronto
     
  4. ecstatichamster

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    Just to Include what this is about

    What am I talking about, you ask? Uptalk. That ever-growing tendency to end statements with upward inflections to make them sound like questions. Like you're not quite sure what you're saying is true. Or clear. Or will be acceptable to your audience. To suggest that you're willing to back down, or restate your point, or change your viewpoint altogether if your listeners don't nod their approval.
     
  5. schultz

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    Torontonians do this? Not sure I ever noticed and I lived in Toronto for 3 years. Had to leave because the traffic was turning me into a mean and spiteful person. lol. :wedgie:slap
     
  6. pimpnamedraypeat

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    This is how insecure young women talk. The rise in Young Girl could spread this type of talk out to the general public.
     
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