Linguistic Differences Between ‘Uh-Huh’ And ‘Uh-Uh’


and related terms like uh-oh or nuh-uh are cool too #linguistics #language #english

? original sound – human1011

Linguist Human1011, who previously explained the etymological differences between Georgia the state, and Georgia the country, examined the linguistic differences between English slang terms “uh-huh” and “uh-uh”. He notes their different meanings, the manner in which each sound is spoken, and how the vocal chords respond.

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