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On Jul 15, 2004, at 1:17 PM, Jörg Rhiemeier wrote:
>>> In this case, the phonology would indeed fit, as those Greys are
>>> sometimes
>>> described as uttering hissing noises.
>>
>> Oh my, now isn't that a coincidence. :)
>
> Possibly, the Greys have no vocal chords, and for some reason cannot
> block their oral passage, only narrow it sufficiently to cause
> friction.
> They perhaps have no nasal passage, either.  (Most artistic renderings
> of Greys show a pair of tiny openings where a human's nose would be,
> but it is anyone's guess what these openings are.)
> As far as I know (I am no UFO expert), the Greys rarely make any kind
> of noise, but if they do, it is some kind of hissing rather than
> human-like speech, and in the very rare cases when they speak,
> their voices sound rather robotic - probably artificial.


Maybe the 'nostrils' are what they actually speak from.  The mouth is
only for eating...


-Stephen (Steg)
  'your whistling sounds like scary alien beez!'
      ~ my friend h