We've noticed women using "vocal fry" for a while now, but it's recently been recognized that dudes are getting in on the action, too!
"Vocal Fry" is a term for the glottal, creaking sound of lower-register speech oscillation.
You know, like that raspy Zoey-Deschanel-type thing where your voice has that little "GuUuUuUuUuUuUuUh" crackle, instead of the smooth, consistent "Guuuuuuuuuuuuuuh" and — that really didn't help at all, huh?
OK, it's this:
We've noticed women using...