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Old 12-20-2008, 08:53 PM
 
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Tnprincess basically gave me this website (from the "How Would you Rank These Southern States" thread) that had the real accents/dialects of every state. I haven't heard them all but I have heard most. Anyway, I was bored (waiting for NFL football) and thought I put this out, it may be beneficial to someone.


IDEA-Dialects Of The United States of America
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:04 PM
 
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Each state has it's own accent? With the exception of Texas and the Louisiana Cajuns, it all sounds the same to me, of course I'm from the North.
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:14 PM
 
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^ so Boston accents sound exactly the same as a Wisconsin accent to you?
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:37 PM
 
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I was disappointed that they didn't have some native Atlantans in the Georgia section. The people from New Orleans didn't really have that Yat dialect that I was anticipating and I thought they shouldv'e included the Cajun accent on that site also for LA.
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:42 PM
 
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^ Yea, not all the accents are represented. Far From it!
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Old 12-21-2008, 12:05 AM
 
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^ Does the MD ones sound about right for you? I didn't really hear the famed Charleston and Savannah accents either. Overall I think this can be used for research, if you're bored, or in some arguments on dialects or whatever (to nobody in particular).
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:18 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, United States
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They only have the New Orleans accent for Louisiana, then the people speaking barely even have an accent. Each region of the state sounds different, then N.O. has its accent that will only be found there. Because of that I didn't even bother to listen to the other states.
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:54 AM
 
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Proof that everyone, everywhere, has an 'accent'.
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:33 AM
 
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How would an Irish accent fit in with the south?
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Old 12-21-2008, 07:07 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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How would an Irish accent fit in with the south?
Like my husband. It's real funny hearing him say "y'all" LOL
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