Friday, January 05, 2007

OT: You can take the boy out of the midwest...

Twenty years in California and I can't shake my Grand Rapids linguistic upbringing. Hey, I got a personalized license plate, I eat guacamole, I snow-skied one day and sunned myself on the beach the next. And I call it "soda!" What do you want from me?

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Inland North

You may think you speak "Standard English straight out of the dictionary" but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like "Are you from Wisconsin?" or "Are you from Chicago?" Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop."

The Midland
The Northeast
The South
The West
North Central
What American accent do you have?
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