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Monday, January 20, 2014

UPSPEAK... very bad !

'Upspeak, Uptalk or HRT (High Rising Terminal) describes a speech pattern where someone ends his or her sentences with a higher pitch (or upward inflection) similar to the way we would do when we ask a question. The problem with this is that it turns any statement into a pseudo question, which in turn makes a person sound less sure, tentative and weak.
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