Utah’s unusual way of dropping Ts

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PROVO, Utah – Researchers at BYU investigated Utahns’ unique way of dropping Ts into words.

The study found that many Americans drop the Ts in their words, but Utahns do it a little differently.

While many Americans drop their Ts through their nose, but Utahns drop their Ts through their mouths, so Utahns often pronounce things like “mountain” and “button” in a distinct way.

For more on the study, visit news.byu.edu.