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Submission + - "Uptalk" Becoming More Common in Men?

Rambo Tribble writes: The BBC reports that "uptalk" or "valleygirl speak", a raise in pitch at the end of a sentence, is becoming more common in California men. The study was small, but this didn't keep some from coming to conclusions. The opinion seems to vary from this hailing a new age in the use of inflection in human communication, to it just being another So-Cal, androgynous fad.
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"Uptalk" Becoming More Common in Men?

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