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What Accent Do You Have?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Write-brained, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. This quiz tells you what American accent you have:


    It nailed mine: Northeast, Philly.

    Wonder if Sportchick's will say Valley Girl.
  2. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Dead. To. Me!
  3. Just take the quiz and let us know what it says. ;D
  4. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Midland . . . happy?
  5. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    The South

    Hasn't this quiz been posted before?
  6. Possibly.
  7. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    It has, but it's always fun.
  8. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    I was Midland and it claims I am from flyover country. Makes me wonder how the rest of the people from the Northwest talk that I don't.
  9. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Midland/Northeast. Spent the first 30 years of my life there so they nailed it.

    Angola, I don't think PNW's have a native accent, so many transplants from the Midwest, etc.
  10. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    Mine claims "The Inland North"

    Let the laughter ensue ... wrong region, wrong part of the country. For starters, a carbonated beverage is a "soda" to me, not a "pop" like it is to that part of the land.
  11. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    Mine said midland, too. It said I was probably from the Midwest (nope), but that I could be from a big southern city like Atlanta or somewhere in Florida (nope). It did say I would be good for radio or TV (yep).

    I was born and raised in a town of 12,000 in the deep south, but I guess almost 10 years in a college town and around this business has helped me shake the pussycatree accent.

    EDIT: LOL! I'm guessing there's some software that changed the next to last word of the original post. The sentence should read "... the country accent" but I spelled country phonetically in the manner a southerner might say it. Thus, "See You Next Tuesday"-ree turned into to pussycatree. Oh well, much more amusing than talking about country accents. wtf?
  12. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    Mine is "The West" which is apparently the "lowest common denominator of American speech."

    I don't know if I should be insulted by that or not.

    In many broadcast schools people are taught to speak like Northwesterners. You'll fit in anywhere, except we call fizzy beverages "pop."
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