Gender in Jeopardy! Intonation Variation on a Television Game Show
"Uptalk is the use of a rising, questioning intonation when making a statement, which has become quite prevalent in contemporary American speech. Women tend to use uptalk more frequently than men do, though the reasons behind this difference are contested. I use the popular game show Jeopardy! to study variation in the use of uptalk among the contestants' responses, and argue that uptalk is a key way in which gender is constructed through interaction."
Men Feel Threatened By Successful Girlfriends, Confirming What We Hoped Wasn't True
"A scientific study has confirmed something many of us hoped wasn't true -- that men feel threatened by their female partners' success."
"Uptalk": How men and women use it differently
"You may have noticed this linguistic trend in America: People, and especially women, often use a rising intonation at the end of their sentences, even when they're not asking a question."
The Universal Word
TestTube Wild Card
Do You Sound Tall?
DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily.
Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews
DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews
Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni
Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18
Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501
DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews
DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews
Discovery News http://discoverynews.com