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Old 09-17-2019, 12:51 PM
 
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How is a southern accent perceived in Boston? Is it something people will notice or comment on if they hear it?
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Old 09-17-2019, 12:57 PM
 
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Yes it will stand out. Not necessarily in a bad way, but just not common up here.
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Old 09-17-2019, 01:46 PM
 
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Noticeable? Yes.

Looked Down Upon? Subjective to area.
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Old 09-17-2019, 04:16 PM
 
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Noticeable? Yes.

Looked Down Upon? Subjective to area.
Oh lord Jesus. Oh well. I have a southern accent and I almost moved to Boston, but I still thinking about it.
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Old 09-17-2019, 05:01 PM
 
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Boston is so transient now days that literally no accent will stand out. In some areas, outside accents outnumber local ones. Don't worry.
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Old 09-17-2019, 06:48 PM
 
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Yes it will stand out. Not necessarily in a bad way, but just not common up here.
Is it so uncommon that some locals have never heard it before?
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Old 09-17-2019, 06:48 PM
 
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People will notice it. Most won't care very much.
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Old 09-18-2019, 05:26 AM
 
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Is it so uncommon that some locals have never heard it before?
I mean, heard it before? probably.. a lot? no.
How often do you hear a Boston accent in Georgia?
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Old 09-18-2019, 06:26 AM
 
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I mean, heard it before? probably.. a lot? no.
How often do you hear a Boston accent in Georgia?
Not very often.
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Old 09-18-2019, 08:32 AM
 
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It will stand out in environments which are northeast/midwest talent heavy. No one will care so long as you're competent, maintain an expected pace of delivery, and leave Jesus at home.
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