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vocal fry

A manner of speaking in which one uses their lowest natural register, causing the voice to be breathy or creaky. Why is it that people only seem to care about women's vocal fry? Men do it too!
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"It was really indistinguishable from normal vocal fold vibration," says study coauthor Nathan Welham, a speech language pathologist at UW-Madison's School of Medicine and Public Health.
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