KJZZ is a service of Rio Salado College,
and Maricopa Community Colleges

Copyright © 2024 KJZZ/Rio Salado College/MCCCD
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

What Is Vocal Fry?

When you're having a conversation or even listening to someone on the radio, have you ever judged that person by his or her voice?

Studies suggest that two-thirds of young women use something called vocal fry. Matthew Prior, assistant professor of applied linguistics at ASU explains the term.

Tags
Steve Goldstein was a host at KJZZ from 1997 to 2022.