There are more than 200 belches in the popular animated series Rick and Morty, and researcher Brooke Kidner listened to them all, sifting the sounds for sub-textual speech in mad scientist Rick Sanchez’ frequent, gin-soaked burps. Her analysis of the internet’s favorite drunken grandpa marks what may be the first linguistic research in more than 60 years to look into the paralingual nuances of burps.
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