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Old 04-16-2005, 09:49 AM   #1
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Default What kind of American English do you speak?

My result:

Your Linguistic Profile:
40% General American English
30% Dixie
25% Yankee
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

stupid me i am a bit confused today
here's the link http://www.blogthings.com/amenglishdialecttest/
thank you nici
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Old 04-16-2005, 11:10 AM   #2
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Default Re: What kind of American English do you speak?

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Originally Posted by Corinna
My result:

Your Linguistic Profile:
40% General American English
30% Dixie
25% Yankee
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern
link please
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Old 04-16-2005, 12:34 PM   #3
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Default Re: What kind of American English do you speak?

Your Linguistic Profile:
50% General American English
25% Yankee
20% Dixie
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern



personally i think my english is english if that makes scense none of this american malarky + the fact im from england!!!
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Old 04-16-2005, 12:37 PM   #4
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Default Re: What kind of American English do you speak?

Your Linguistic Profile:

65% General American English
15% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
5% Midwestern
5% Yankee

Considering I'm from the South, I don't think this is accurate.
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Old 04-16-2005, 04:06 PM   #5
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Default Re: What kind of American English do you speak?

I think the quiz is very interesting. I had never thought about some of those regional differences.

Well, my general northerness came through, lol.

Your Linguistic Profile:

60% General American English
30% Yankee
10% Upper Midwestern
0% Dixie
0% Midwestern
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Old 04-16-2005, 05:12 PM   #6
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55% General American English
20% Dixie
20% Yankee
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern
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40% General American English
30% Yankee
15% Upper Midwestern
10% Dixie
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i guess i'm the most generic so far...
75% General American English
15% Yankee
10% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern
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Your Linguistic Profile:
55% Yankee
20% General American English
15% Dixie
5% Midwestern
5% Upper Midwestern
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Old 04-16-2005, 09:51 PM   #10
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i wish they would put up what question(s) caused me to have 10% yankee
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Old 04-16-2005, 11:30 PM   #11
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Default Re: What kind of American English do you speak?

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btw, they should've included the word "bubbler" in the water fountain category.
holycrapdeath, unsurprisingly that was my exact reaction That'd weed out the REAL New Englandahs!!!!

Anyway, my profile (which is right on, I think):

50% General American English
35% Yankee
10% Dixie
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern
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Your Linguistic Profile:
55% General American English
30% Yankee
10% Dixie
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

pretty accurate i gues
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55% General American English
30% Yankee
15% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern
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65% General American English
20% Dixie
15% Yankee
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

This is fairly true, as I have mostly Northern ties, some Southern ties, and no Western ties.
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75% General American English
15% Yankee
10% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

By the way, I call an easy class a "Mickey Mouse Class" lol
they didn't have a choice for that
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