Source: The Journal of Articulation, April 22, 2012, pp 64-69. “Yodeling in the Gulley: Unanticipated Benefits,” Study Subjects: 25 Congressional Orators, 25 Hip-Hop Singers, 25 Yentas, 25 ladies singing…and a partridge in a pear tree.
Research Materials and Measurements: Articulation Index, Conversation Quotient, Chatter algorithm, Sneed’s Tongue length and flexibility index.
Statistically Significant Findings: Those who engage in oral sex 10 or more times weekly show an increases in vocal timber (Able to go two octaves above what they previously could; a 75% increase in their use of complete sentences ( both a subject and verb); a reduction in grammatical errors by 38%. Friendships increased by 22%