What you see while you listen affects what you hear:
Yola was born in Bristol. Does she sound like Bristol, Tennessee or Bristol, UK?
When you watch Miley Cyrus sing Nothing Breaks Like a Heart live, on SNL or on the BBC, the visuals inject a circus high-wire level of jeopardy. Our attention is heightened by the shameful thrill of possible disaster:
The Oxford English Dictionary defines seventeen as: “One more than sixteen, or seven more than ten; 17.” Janis Ian defines it like this: