Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Accent Quiz

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Northeast

Judging by how you talk you are probably from north Jersey, New York City, Connecticut or Rhode Island. Chances are, if you are from New York City (and not those other places) people would probably be able to tell if they actually heard you speak.

The Inland North
The Midland
The South
The West
North Central
What American accent do you have?
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Most of these Internet quizzes are just plain silly, you know the ones like What Kind Of Pasta Are You? This one at least has a basis in reality. It nailed my accent.


At November 29, 2006 11:33 AM, Blogger Shover Robot said...

Mine was pretty close :)

At November 29, 2006 12:07 PM, Blogger The Merry Widow said...

Mine was 3,000 miles wrong! I guess my ear is to trainned from singing in choirs for 20 odd years!


At November 29, 2006 2:02 PM, Blogger nanc said...


guess i'm going to have to work on my suthun a little more...

At November 29, 2006 4:21 PM, Blogger cube said...

tmw: 3,000? Oh well, these Internet quizzes are just silly piffle.

nanc: Every region has peculiarities of speech. I don't really think accent is the best term.

Suthun? Jus peppuh yo speech with words like biskits 'n gravy, ya'll.

At November 29, 2006 4:24 PM, Blogger cube said...

nanc: You can always study Paula Deen from Food Network. She kills me when she says "papa-reeka".

At November 29, 2006 5:56 PM, Blogger The Merry Widow said...

Nanc- Considering you're originally from the west('scuse me, left) coast, midland is moving in the right direction! When I was up in NY visiting cousins, in my teens, they all commented on how suthun I sounded!


At November 30, 2006 7:00 AM, Blogger Voracious Reader said...

Mine said Boston. I grew up in Hawaii. Go figure.

At November 30, 2006 10:22 AM, Blogger Brooke said...

It nailed me, too... Midwest.

At December 01, 2006 8:20 AM, Blogger cube said...

voracious: Hawaii via Haahvaahd Yaahd.

At December 02, 2006 3:37 PM, Blogger birdwoman said...

OMG do you say wudder?


At December 02, 2006 8:12 PM, Blogger cube said...

bw: I don't say wudder. Wudder you say? ;-)

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