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Old 08-25-2009, 03:29 PM
 
Location: Seattle & Bellevue
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The south

 
Old 08-25-2009, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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Originally Posted by tmac9wr View Post
There's definitely a North Jersey accent. I have a good friend from the Hopatcong/Morristown area and he had a ridiculous accent. Instead of water, he would say "worter". Daughter was "dortor".

However I did have a couple friends from Morsetown, down by Philly and they didn't have much of an accent.
South Jersey accents are pretty distinct too. They pronounce water like "wooder" as they do in Philly. The word "somewhere" is always plural. "I know I put that pen somewheres." People from Moorestown may be affluent enough to escape it, but listen to people talk in the line at Wawa in Burlington or Vineland.

Newerth Jersey vs Sailth Jersey
 
Old 08-25-2009, 07:44 PM
 
Location: MN
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After watching Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting, I really, really want a Boston accent. I'll trade you for my Minnesotan accent.

FAHHHKIN HAAAAVAAHD PAAHSSIES.

I need it.

I flew into Philly with some pals and sat down for a drink at a bar when we got there. And we just ordered our drinks, and the bartender came back down to us and goes "ok, Ok, so you boys are either from Minnesota, Wisconsin, or Canada, which is it?" Unfortunatly she guessed Wisconsin, which was an insult, but she got it close!
 
Old 08-25-2009, 07:45 PM
 
Location: MN
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Jesse Ventura destorys the Minnesotan accent too.
 
Old 08-25-2009, 10:27 PM
 
Location: At the center of the universe!
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Originally Posted by knke0204 View Post
Jesse Ventura destorys the Minnesotan accent too.
Yeah but he was in Predator though so he's pretty cool. Speaking of Predator Arnold has an accent that isn't from any of these states.

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Old 08-27-2009, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Boston Metro
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The South I hate it!! Yall
 
Old 08-27-2009, 08:12 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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The South I hate it!! Yall
Honestly, Ya'll isn't really only used in the south.
 
Old 08-27-2009, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Key West
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The South I hate it!! Yall
What about that nasty "Baaaaaaaahston" accent

You guys sound like Howard Dean when he had that meltdown as a presidential candidate some time ago
 
Old 08-27-2009, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Boston Metro
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Ya'll is mostly used in the the south than anywhere in the country
 
Old 08-27-2009, 08:19 PM
 
Location: Boston Metro
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