One time in a Sociolinguistics class, the professor told us to go out and defy a common social convention. How did she she suggest we go about this?
What’s That Sound?
“If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” We could have that dialectic all day, but that’s a can of worms I would rather save for another discussion. This post focuses on a particularly intriguing element of sound, timbre.