/ (ˈkʌntrɪˌfraɪd) /
What’s Vocal Fry Really All About?As wonderful as it is that the mass media is paying attention to phonetics, much of what is said about vocal fry is not, strictly speaking, true. This particular quality of speech has been around since humans could produce language. It's not damaging to your vocal cords, and it's used by everyone—men and women alike.
French Fries Aren’t French: Names That Went WrongRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- country singer,
- country store,
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Of course, the subtitles only do so much, as a large portion of their country-fried vocabulary is made up.