the tragical and comical episodes of (yet) another american in paris.
75% General American English15% Yankee5% Midwestern5% Upper Midwestern0% DixieThe Yankee part is pretty scary. I think it's because I "eat" some of the syllables (like the caramel being a two syllable word question).
Hmmm, this is good timing I was just talking to someone about the different regions int he US and how the English can vary. I'm from Kansas and here are my results:70% General American English15% Upper Midwestern5% Dixie5% Midwestern5% YankeeGlad to see that Kitty Corner made it there I use that all the freaking time and all my friends from the East Coast totally make fun of me for it. Dixie and Yankeeness, have no clue where that came from.
85% General American English 10% Upper Midwestern 5% Yankee 0% Dixie 0% Midwestern There should have been another option for "water fountain." I'm from Milwaukee, and we call it a "bubbler."
60% General American English25% Yankee10% Dixie5% Upper Midwestern0% MidwesternDude I can't believe I don't speak any Frenglish at all...Is this test exhaustive? :rolleyes:
I don't know where the Dixie came from!60% General American English25% Yankee10% Dixie5% Upper Midwestern0% Midwestern
I was Born in ALaska, grew up in Texas, lived in South Carolina, Colorado, both Washington D.C. AND Washington State, Switzerland, The Netherlands, India... and now in France... I'm suprise I didn't turn out more confused than this!!65% General American English 20% Yankee 15% Dixie 0% Midwestern 0% Upper Midwestern
50% General American English40% Dixie5% Upper Midwestern5% Yankee0% MidwesternLooks like those Yanks didn't have too much of an impact on me. ...And to think that I thought I spoke Wall Street English!
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