Wednesday, August 12, 2009

What American accent do you have?

Once upon a time, I spoke like Matt and Ben in "Goodwill Hunting". However, spending 3 years in Atlanta, GA after college beat most of the Boston accent out of me. I spent most of the first year in Atlanta repeating myself endlessly because people could not understand what I was saying to them.

Word choices like "tonic" meaning soda or talking about my cahhhhh perplexed and confounded everyone I met. Eventually I subdued my accent (although it can manifest at the most inconvenient moments).

I thought it was interesting that although the quiz notes I have a "midland" accent - the next most likely accent was from Boston. Take the quiz and let me know your results.

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

"You have a Midland accent" is just another way of saying, "you don't have an accent."

The West
North Central
The Northeast
The Inland North
The South
What American accent do you have?
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1 comment:

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