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Postby Silly » Tue Apr 04, 2006 2:31 pm

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Your Linguistic Profile:
70% General American English
20% Yankee
10% Upper Midwestern
0% Dixie
0% Midwestern

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Postby Rendus » Tue Apr 04, 2006 3:11 pm

Your Linguistic Profile:
70% General American English
10% Upper Midwestern
10% Yankee
5% Dixie
5% Midwestern


I was born and mostly raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. Interesting.[/list]

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Postby Hylea » Tue Apr 04, 2006 3:24 pm

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60% General American English
15% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
10% Yankee
5% Midwestern

Hmmm makes sense Californian implanted to Indiana uprooted to Alabama slid into Texas then back to Indiana ....hodgepodge....no wonder I dont want anyone to hear me on that speaker thingy!!!! Im a HICK

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Postby Katniah » Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:13 pm

Your Linguistic Profile:
55% General American English
45% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern
0% Yankee

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Postby Jazzar » Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:17 pm

Your Linguistic Profile:
45% Dixie
45% General American English
5% Midwestern
5% Yankee
0% Upper Midwestern

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Postby Omniox » Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:54 pm

90% General American English
5% Upper Midwestern
5% Yankee
0% Dixie
0% Midwestern

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Hmm...Guess I am about as general as you get lol :)

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Postby Bolwyn » Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:44 pm

Your Linguistic Profile:
75% General American English
10% Dixie
10% Yankee
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

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Postby Zady » Wed Apr 05, 2006 4:02 am

65% General American English
20% Dixie
15% Yankee
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern


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Postby Zurlik » Wed Apr 05, 2006 4:13 am

50% General American English
35% Dixie
15% Yankee
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern
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Postby Tardar » Wed Apr 05, 2006 4:35 am

Your Linguistic Profile:
65% General American English
25% Dixie
5% Midwestern
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Yankee


Raised in St. Louis, so seems about right I guess

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Postby SpenSir » Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:07 am

100% Texan

How did they know...

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Postby Qmaus » Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:47 am

Your Linguistic Profile:

65% General American English
15% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
10% Yankee
0% Midwestern

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Postby Teory » Wed Apr 05, 2006 6:53 am

Your Linguistic Profile:
60% General American English
15% Yankee
10% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
5% Midwestern


Was curious how that one would turn out being a Central Canadian :)
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Postby Terranya » Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:04 am

Your Linguistic Profile:
45% General American English
35% Yankee
15% Dixie
5% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

Was curious as well since I'm Canadian.

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Postby Buaz » Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:45 am

75% General American English
20% Upper Midwestern
5% Yankee
0% Dixie
0% Midwestern
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Postby Tkann » Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:23 am

speaking of language...
this doesn't really have anything to do with the topic, but i found a goofy little poem showing how strange english is :wink:

When the English tongue we speak.
Why is break not rhymed with freak?
Will you tell me why it's true
We say sew but likewise few?
And the maker of the verse,
Cannot rhyme his horse with worse?
Beard is not the same as heard
Cord is different from word.
Cow is cow but low is low
Shoe is never rhymed with foe.
Think of hose, dose,and lose
And think of goose and yet with choose
Think of comb, tomb and bomb,
Doll and roll or home and some.
Since pay is rhymed with say
Why not paid with said I pray?
Think of blood, food and good.
Mould is not pronounced like could.
Wherefore done, but gone and lone -
Is there any reason known?
To sum up all, it seems to me
Sound and letters don't agree.

(by Lord Cromer)

hope you all found it as goofy/strange/interesting as i did :P
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Postby Silly » Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:30 am

Haha, that's really cute;)

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Postby Kahlyla » Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:35 am

LOL, Silly.

Here's me:
60% General American English
15% Yankee
10% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
5% Midwestern

Exactly the same as Teory. :D #10 and #14 didn't apply, I had to make up something. I say "easy class" and "running shoes".

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Postby Tardar » Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:42 am

SpenSir wrote:100% Texan

How did they know...


Skin tight jeans?

Big doofy hat?

Pick up truck?

Cowboys fan?

Not that hard to figure out really. :twisted:

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Postby Dips » Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:52 am

hahah...too funny!

...that's exactly the way i remember Texans.

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Postby Teory » Wed Apr 05, 2006 10:48 am

Haha, scary thing Kahly is that I had the same issue with those two questions. Oh and "pop/soda" whatever. I'd generically refer to them as "soft drinks".
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Postby Secksiee » Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:12 pm

80% General American English
10% Dixie
10% Yankee
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern
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Postby Finamdar » Wed Apr 05, 2006 10:24 pm

Your Linguistic Profile:
60% General American English
30% Yankee
10% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

<a href="http://www.blogthings.com/amenglishdialecttest/">What Kind of American English Do You Speak?</a>

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Postby Katniah » Thu Apr 06, 2006 2:55 am

Lordy, are Jazzar and I the only ones 45% Dixie? WTB Southern test takers!

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Postby SpenSir » Thu Apr 06, 2006 5:41 am

hummm, I would give the old !@#$% but...3 out of 4 are correct. I never wear hats though.

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Postby Verrana » Thu Apr 06, 2006 11:06 am

70% General American English
25% Yankee
5% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

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Postby Jaffod » Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:04 pm

50% General American English
40% Yankee
10% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern


but I live in the upper midwest!!!

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Postby Geekjoker » Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:56 pm

50% General American English
25% Dixie
20% Yankee
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern