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Old 05-27-2017, 05:24 AM
 
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It didn't really sound like he had a clear identifiable accent, so it sounded neutral to me. If I had to guess, I would of said Midwestern or California.
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Old 05-27-2017, 08:21 AM
 
Location: IN
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Where does this person sound like he's from? Here are two recordings of his speech:

1. Vocaroo | Voice message (Text: The Wolf passage)

2. Vocaroo | Voice message (Text: https://literalminded.wordpress.com/...-impossible-3/)
Chicagoland area - west or northwest suburbs, not the south suburbs or south side.
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Old 07-23-2017, 01:06 PM
 
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Which actors have a pure American accent? (State does not matter)
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Old 07-23-2017, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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What's a "pure American accent?" I don't think there is such a thing.
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Old 07-25-2017, 10:34 AM
 
Location: NC/IL/MI
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sounded like the east coast to me, but he has flat vowels so maybe the great lakes. If he is from chicago, he must be from the north side/north suburbs. I might go as far as saying he's of jewish descent
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Old 07-26-2017, 11:17 AM
 
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I'm going to say definitely Northeast US. Guess would be Long Island.
Def not!! I am from there.
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Old 07-27-2017, 03:55 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Which actors have a pure American accent? (State does not matter)
George Clooney
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Old 07-27-2017, 03:41 PM
 
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Interesting, this person is from Chicago? Just from listening to it, I heard NCVS features especially when he said words like not and bother, but does anyone else think his vowel in words like long and sean sound vaguely eastern? Like a very mild version of NYC and Philadelphia pronunciations. Interesting version of the Chicago accent.
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Old 07-27-2017, 03:54 PM
 
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I wouldn't have got Chicago specifically, but I could tell he was NOT from California or anywhere on the West Coast the moment he said "flocks" and "hot." That vowel just isn't used here.
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Old 07-28-2017, 05:11 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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George Clooney
George Clooney sounds like he is from the lower Midwest with some of the more distinguishing peaks of the accent suppressed. His accent wouldn't stand out in a Cincinnati chili parlor.
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