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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:04 am    Post subject: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

www.gotoquiz.com/what_...o_you_have

It pegged me to a tee.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:13 am    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Got me, too.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 12:17 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Said I was from the "midland"...I'm not...Born in Oregon and raised in Oregon and Washington. Might be the 22 years in the service having to listen and interperate all those accents... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:11 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Well looky here......... this is what it said about my accent and I wonder why???? Laughing

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"North Central" is what professional linguists call the Minnesota accent. If you saw "Fargo" you probably didn't think the characters sounded very out of the ordinary. Outsiders probably mistake you for a Canadian a lot.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:13 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

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You may think you speak "Standard English straight out of the dictionary" but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like "Are you from Wisconsin?" or "Are you from Chicago?" Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop."

I always lived near the great lakes, never more then 45 minutes from one of the lakes actually. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:43 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Hey...That's the one they said was mine Dimitri...

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:22 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

OK, so it pegged me as a southerer but it says noting about my accent. Actually, I don't think is have one. But some other folks do sound funny. Always wondered why they didn't speak plain English, like me and my family/friends. ???
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:25 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Thats what I got too Bushmaster,

Funny thing is people I know have probably listed every European accent as being mine at one time or another. Very Happy Some odd ball accents were mentioned to date. wtf

Apparently the mix of a accent I got from speaking English, French and Greek throws people off. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:13 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Looks like it might have been correct. Said I was from the Inland North.
A couple miles North, I would have been in Canada, then I guess I would have been in the Inland South. Didn't know a couple of miles made all that much differece.--tr

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:32 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Interesting. They pegged me as having a Philadelphia accent. Right on. All the best...
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 7:32 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

... midland... but then... I lied about my age Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:38 am    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Said I was midland...maybe Pennsylvania, geez maybe I talk funny for a Canadian eh?

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 3:51 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

tracker wrote:
Said I was midland...maybe Pennsylvania, geez maybe I talk funny for a Canadian eh?

Say that again, I wasn't listening, and I'll check to see what you sound like.............. Very Happy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 3:56 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

Are you Canadians finding out that you are more American then you thought? Well glory be...

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:01 pm    Post subject: Re: What Accent do you have? Reply with quote

don't kid yerself Bushy...it's c-EH-n-Eh-d-EH, proper spelling is K'n-Eh-dian Very Happy

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