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What Accent Do You Have ?
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:01 pm
Short quiz to determine what American accent you have . Mine was north central - I'm often mistaken for being a Canadian .
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:18 pm
The Midlands -
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:23 pm
got me treed... says i am from the midlands... don't know about that idea... but oh well...
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:39 pm
West for me.
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 5:30 pm
Mine was right on the button - the Inland North. I was born and raised around the Great Lakes and that´s exactly what it said. And Smitty, having met you in person, I can say that you definitely have a Canadian accent. Mine is now somewhere between a Michigan and Ontarian accent, although I can sound very Canadian when I want to. When I first moved to Canada after getting married I got a job and my workmates teased me unmercifully about my accent so I finally threw in the towel and learned how to take on the Canadian vowel pronunciations. I no longer say "dahler" instead of "dollar", for instance, but I´ll never get the hang of "aboot" instead of "about"!
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 6:04 pm
I'm with Darryl on this.
West for me also.
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 6:30 pm
Well, it has me as "inland north" and I did live in Buffalo til I was 7, but I've "bin" on the west coast since then. Guess it shows that what you learn in those formative years stays with you.
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 7:16 pm
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 10:03 pm
Apparently I'm from Philadelphia
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 10:44 pm
Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop."
Yep, They teached me well in school! The one thing about the English language is that once it migrated from merry old England, it was improved on greatly.
Here in the Northeast we pronounce the Queen's English the way that 'she' would prefer it to be spoken!
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:18 pm
I am from the midalnd....which i guess is Canada eh
Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 12:46 am
but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like "Are you from Wisconsin?" ... Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop".
They sure got that right!
But the big question they missed is do you call it a "water fountain" or a "bubbler"?
Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:39 pm
i got midland as well cute quiz thanks.
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2007 2:06 am
Mine came up midlands and that was right on, I was born in Missouri and have lived within 25 miles of where I started all my life.
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2007 6:12 am
Inland north but I live in Oregon?
Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2007 1:58 pm
Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:40 am
Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:04 pm
You Betcha!!!!!!! MN all they Way!!!!
Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:48 am
Well, I picked up the West Coast accent when I moved out years ago, but when I've been drinkin' my Joisey Girl accent takes over. But to talk to me now, you'd think I'd lived in Canada all my life, eh?
So, officially I have the East coast, West Coast, Northwest, Canadian accent. whew!!
Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 5:25 pm