- The Aussie accent is drink-related? That's just a hangover from our cultural
- These studies also noted that intoxicated speakers tend to pronounce some sounds (voiced obstruents) differently (devoiced) at the end of words.
- Sense in sounds
- Plosives and fricatives are both “obstruents” because they both involve obstruction, which distinguishes them from the other major class, the “sonorants”, which involve uninterrupted air flow.
- Intelligible Tests
- German speakers, for example, often substitute /v/ for /w/.
- Musicians Without Borders
- Combining the essences of different kinds of music used to be a stroke of creativity. Now it's almost a rule of commerce.
- Kiki or bouba? In search of language's missing link
- Sounds might also reflect the speed of movement: slow movement tends to be represented by sonorant sounds such as “l” or “w”, whereas explosive obstruents produced from a blocked airway, such as “ch” or “f”, are suggestive of more rapid speeds. Nygaard ...
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