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Old 04-10-2012, 01:20 PM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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How I talk:
I'm goin to Lebanin today. I hafta go shopping.
The words/ letters in bold are modified. I also drop my ts at the end of words i.e. cat= ca(t)
These are features that nearly every North American shares. And, FWIW, people don't quite "drop" the /t/ in word-final position, it simply becomes glottalized.
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Old 11-17-2012, 01:59 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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Shameless bump, using the Tumblr accent challenge.

Vocaroo | Voice message

accent challenge | Tumblr
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Old 11-17-2012, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Phoenix Arizona
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Arizona man gives the best description of a car accident EVER!!(George Lindell) - YouTube

Awesome working class middle aged Phoenix dude talk.
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:38 PM
 
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Anymore videos?

I want to hear a Philly and Chicago accent.

Last edited by Cold As War; 06-25-2013 at 12:53 PM..
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:03 PM
 
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Kidphilly

I want to see of you have a Philly accent but the video is private!
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:13 PM
 
Location: The City
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Kidphilly

I want to see of you have a Philly accent but the video is private!
not too much specific words (water, daughter, donkey, crayon) but mostly pretty benign
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:44 PM
 
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basically this thread is a spinoff of this thread:
Do I have a Southern accent?

i'll start it off.

YouTube - Post your accent

hopefully a lot of us on CD will post our accents and we'll "have fun" listening to ppl from various states while getting to hear the voices behind the screen names.
Wow. I was born and raised (and still living) in North Jersey, same with most of my family. I have never EVER heard a New York accent as thick as yours. You're either from Brooklyn or Staten Island (many Staten Islanders are former Brooklynites anyway), from what I can tell. But I have never heard such a thick NY accent, and I know a lot of people from Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. NJ accents are very similar to this and while I pronounce words the same way you do for the most part, I know for a fact I don't sound like you do. Thick, thick, thick.
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:58 AM
 
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I want to post my accent but don't know how. Does anyone have instructions on how to do it?
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Old 07-15-2013, 02:52 PM
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Location: New York / Long Island, NY
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Wow. I was born and raised (and still living) in North Jersey, same with most of my family. I have never EVER heard a New York accent as thick as yours. You're either from Brooklyn or Staten Island (many Staten Islanders are former Brooklynites anyway), from what I can tell. But I have never heard such a thick NY accent, and I know a lot of people from Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. NJ accents are very similar to this and while I pronounce words the same way you do for the most part, I know for a fact I don't sound like you do. Thick, thick, thick.
He sounds strongly Hispanic (or black?) to me on top of the NY Accent. Not really a typical NY accent.
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Old 07-15-2013, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ area
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He sounds strongly Hispanic (or black?) to me on top of the NY Accent. Not really a typical NY accent.
He sounds like a friend of mine who is a Puerto Rican from the Bronx.
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