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speaks a string using Mac text-to-speech. If another string is being spoken, the new phrase is spoken after the current phrase is complete. Similarly

speak( …expression…) 

will evaluate its argument, speak the result, and also returns the result.

An optional second argument identifies the voice the speech synthesiser should use.