What american accent do you have?

Discussion in 'OT Graveyard' started by ivwshane, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. Midland too.

    But some people tell me I sound like I might be from the south. Weird thing is I've never even been to the south.
  2. Jishory

    Jishory Junior Member

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    midland, wow im special
  3. tex

    tex jive turkey

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    bah, my mom has a bunch of friends in midland (texas). They're all total hickass texans.

    as am I.
  4. randomtask

    randomtask Chimp.

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    Being Australian, I thought I would do this for fun anyway. I got the same as stephen the pom :p

    What American accent do you have? (Best version so far)

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    Northeastern

    Most people don't know it but this is actually what dictionaries are based on. If you don't believe me, pick up any American dictionary and look up "source" and "sauce" and you'll see they are written with the same vowel pronunciation.
  5. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    Same here.

    Which is weird because I don't talk like a New Yorker by any means, which is basically what they're getting at.
  6. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    Ditto. Woo Florida and properly pronounced words.
  7. Miller

    Miller Tweak Guru

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    What American accent do you have? (Best version so far)

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    Midland

    ("Midland" is not necessarily the same thing as "Midwest") The default, lowest-common-denominator American accent that newscasters try to imitate. Since it's a neutral accent, just because you have a Midland accent doesn't mean you're from the Midland.
  8. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    Not if you were born/raised in LA it's not. SoCal at least has a very neutral Midland accent, as does most of the states west of Kansas. (Go go native-SoCal-ite not standing out in Colo.)

    (Midland btw, if you didn't decipher that.)
  9. nidex

    nidex Hood Rich

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    You have a Northern accent. That could either be the Chicago/Detroit/Cleveland/Buffalo accent (easily recognizable) or the Western New England accent that news networks go for.
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    annadora Drug Dealer

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    [FONT=verdana,arial,helvetica]Northern [/FONT]
    [FONT=verdana,arial,helvetica]You have a Northern accent. That could either be the Chicago/Detroit/Cleveland/Buffalo accent (easily recognizable) or the Western New England accent that news networks go for.
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    [FONT=verdana,arial,helvetica]pretty accurate I guess since I was born in Chicago and grew up there until a couple years ago when i moved to Long Island. :)
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  11. NoseMaster

    NoseMaster Horrible Person

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  12. cjgallen

    cjgallen New Member

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    YeeeHawww!

    Midland :(