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M-theory

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Re: Voices
« Reply #75 on: August 11, 2010, 06:16:48 AM »
I have a vicious Georgia accent if I'm not careful. I sound like something out of "O Brother Where Art Thou". Seriously. It's that bad. I also think that my voice is too low and not feminine.

Bad as I think my voice is, I don't even have a discernable Southern accent.   ::)   All my life, I've had locals ask me where I was from.  "Right here, why?"  It's kind of country, but not recognizably Southern.  

You ought to hear me. Southerners have to ask me to repeat myself. And I cheerfully run all my words together. You know that Foxworthy skit about "D'jeet?" "Naw'djou?"

That's me.

Remember: Also according to Blue Collar, you can't trust anyone who enunciates. So that must make you the perfect Southerner. :P

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Re: Voices
« Reply #76 on: August 11, 2010, 04:17:09 PM »
You know how some people have those "booming" voices that you can hear across a crowded room?

Well, that's definitely NOT me! I have a soft voice, and have been told it's very soothing. But when you're in a crowd and trying to do a presentation, it's hard to get everyone's attention. Or if you're trying to talk to someone and there's loud equipment running nearby...forget it!
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