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    Default Age

    Has it sounded clearly?

    Thank you for helping to judge.
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    Default Re: Age

    No- the first part, to be honest, is barely recognisable as English.

    I can hear 'is everything' and a few plays helped build up something:
    attitude (though it sounds like 'attribute', but that doesn't make sense) is everything. Working back, I'd say it's 'age is nothing', but that's only from logic. If I heard the first bit alone, I wouldn't recognise the language, I'm afraid.

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    Default Re: Age

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    No- the first part, to be honest, is barely recognisable as English.

    I can hear 'is everything' and a few plays helped build up something:
    attitude (though it sounds like 'attribute', but that doesn't make sense) is everything. Working back, I'd say it's 'age is nothing', but that's only from logic. If I heard the first bit alone, I wouldn't recognise the language, I'm afraid.
    What planet do you suppose the speaker is from?



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    Default Okay, thank you both for replying

    And this?

    Of course it reads "Age is nothing, attitude is everything".

    Do you think the speech is acceptable? Is it worth to follow it? For the speaker could not find high quality pronunciation example for ""Age is nothing, attitude is everything" to follow for the time being.

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    Default Re: Okay, thank you both for replying

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    And this?

    Of course it reads "Age is nothing, attitude is everything".

    Do you think the speech is acceptable? Is it worth to follow it? For the speaker could not find high quality pronunciation example for ""Age is nothing, attitude is everything" to follow for the time being.

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    It's better now. I couldn't make sense of it before.

    The word "attitude" is not clear. It sounds like a robot. It doesn't sound like a natural voice.

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    Yes, that is read by MS text-to-speech software.

    I admire you have a great ear.

    The speaker reads "age", which sounds in my ear as the same as the TTS does. But you said that is unrecognizable. I'd like to know why.

    The single word "age" the speaker sounds here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    Yes, that is read by MS text-to-speech software.

    I admire you have a great ear.

    The speaker reads "age", which sounds in my ear as the same as the TTS does. But you said that is unrecognizable. I'd like to know why.

    The single word "age" the speaker sounds here.
    Thank you.

    I hear "age" now.

    I said "attitude" was unrecognizable, not "age".


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    Default Well, thanks

    Attitude is here:
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    Default Re: Well, thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHope
    Attitude is here:
    I can hear that the voice is saying "attitude" now, but it sounds rather abrupt and very much like a robot voice.

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    Default Hmm, it is a question. Thank you

    Please go to webster, to hear if it sounds like a robot, or just click the below link to hear it:

    Webster's attribute pronunciation

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