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View Poll Results: Would you agree with the results of this quiz?
Yes, I mostly do! 24 46.15%
somewhat agree 23 44.23%
somewhat disagree 3 5.77%
No, not really me. 2 3.85%
Voters: 52. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-01-2009, 07:39 PM
 
Location: right under the ceiling fan ;)
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I just love this quiz, it is pretty right on about me. I have taken many versions of this quiz and the results come out pretty darn accurate. I thought this would be a fun thread here is the link (I know that some may find this site kiddish but they do have some good quizzes like this one) enjoy:
Blogthings - What Kind of American English Do You Speak?
My results:
50% General American English

25% Yankee

20% Dixie

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern
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Old 09-01-2009, 07:50 PM
 
Location: NJ
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i guess it's accurate? I don't know, my results are almost the same as yours, although I wish they would tell you what answer correlates to which "dialect":

50% General American English

30% Yankee

15% Dixie

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern
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Old 09-01-2009, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Virginia Beach/Norfolk.
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55% General American English

30% Yankee

15% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:01 PM
 
Location: right under the ceiling fan ;)
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Originally Posted by tahiti View Post
i guess it's accurate? I don't know, my results are almost the same as yours, although I wish they would tell you what answer correlates to which "dialect":
I do know of a site that does tell you what origin each answer comes from, let me know if it is okay to post that link cause I will it is called Are you a yankee or a rebel - what is your speech...?" (I have taken that quiz once or twice and the results come out that I am a yankee)!!!
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Old 09-02-2009, 07:39 AM
 
Location: MichOhioigan
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This was fun. No big surprises. I was born and raised in Cleveland and have lived the last 20 years in the Detroit area.

My results:

75% General American English (Whatever that means)

15% Upper Midwestern

5% Yankee

5% Midwestern

0% Dixie
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:08 AM
 
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75% General American English

15% Upper Midwestern

10% Midwestern

0% Dixie

0% Yankee
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:12 AM
 
Location: Birmingham
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50% General American English

40% Dixie

5% Midwestern

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Yankee

bit surprised about the 0 yankee - My family always refers to me as "the one that turned out to be a yankee" ha ha
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:19 AM
 
Location: Where the sun likes to shine!!
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Thanks. I love quizzes. This is what I got.



You Speak General American English!

55% General American English

25% Yankee

10% Dixie

10% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:29 AM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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I object to question 10! I don't call an easy class any of those things, I would call it an "easy A".

You Speak General American English! 65% General American English

35% Yankee

0% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern
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Old 09-02-2009, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque
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My results are:

75% General American English

15% Yankee

5% Dixie

5% Midwestern
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