Speaking of vocal chords…

They’re not vocal chords. Even though you use them to sing chords, they’re vocal cords:

vocal chords omg

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5 Responses to “Speaking of vocal chords…”

  1. machineslife Says:

    Thank goodness someone pointed this out. “Vocal chords” are a layman’s term for the plica vocalis, or vocal folds. It’s a common error–along with “hamstrings”, “ear drum”, and “Adam’s apple”.

  2. ericjbaker Says:

    It takes at least three singers to make a vocal chord.

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