Upspeak  - Are you asking me
01.23.15 in Lifestyle
Upspeak…Are You Asking Me or Telling Me? What happened to the simple declarative sentence?  This is a legitimate question and therefore, it is appropriate and acceptable for my voice to rise at the end of this utterance.  However, the tendency to make a question out of a sentence that isn’t a question is not acceptable.  This practice is called “upspeak” or alternatively “uptalk” or “high rising terminal”. No matter what you call it, it sounds as if you are always asking a question, and never making a statement. In present day communication, “upspeak” is taking on a life of its own! There are certain speakers such as Read More »
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