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Old 12-24-2009, 11:32 PM
 
Location: Miami/ Washington DC
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70% General American English

20% Yankee

10% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:06 AM
 
Location: Searching n Atlanta
804 posts, read 1,751,086 times
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You Speak General American English!
55% General American English

25% Dixie

10% Yankee

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern

Answers
1. Basement
2. Nothing
3. Bag (Shopping Bag, or Grocery Bag, or Plastic Sh*t that breeds roaches in the hood)
4. TP'ing which "was" fun on halloween
5. Soda (Mom from Chicago calls it pop, best friend from Atlanta calls all sodas Coke)
6. A Water Fountain
7. Frosting if its aready on the cake when bought, Icing is better tasting frosting
8. No cruller for me
9. Roundabout
10. I call it a bird course, not a easy class
11. The Devil is beating his wife
12. Kitty Corner
13. Buggy
14. Both but choose tennis shoes
15. Y'all is in my dictionary
16. The A in Father
17. Caramel has 3 syllables
18. Aunt is Aunt
19. Route rhymes with out, But I do use Rowte if its at the begining of the sentence.
(Example: Rowte 101 is the quickest route to my house.)
20. Sound the same
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:11 AM
 
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60% General American English
20% Yankee
10% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

In fact, I am not an English native speaker, I am an international student at
University of North Carolina at Charlotte (I have been in Charlotte since August 2008)
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Old 12-25-2009, 10:49 PM
 
Location: Chicago
721 posts, read 1,577,243 times
Reputation: 449
65% General U.S
15% Upper Midwest
15% Yankee
5% Midwest
0% Dixie
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Old 12-26-2009, 06:32 PM
 
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Reputation: 3268
50% Dixie
40% General American English
5% Midwestern
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Yankee

Yeah, that's probably about right...
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Old 12-27-2009, 03:03 PM
 
Location: New England
48 posts, read 83,335 times
Reputation: 48
60% General American English

35% Yankee

5% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern

I must have picked up the dixie from my grandmother (and to a lesser extent, my father) who was from NC.... interesting.
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Old 12-27-2009, 03:17 PM
 
Location: 602/520
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Reputation: 1815
55% General American English
35% Yankee
10% Dixie
0% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern.

BTW, "route" definitely does NOT rhyme with "out," it rhymes with "boot." Also, "ant" and "aunt' are not pronounced the same, at all.
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Old 12-28-2009, 01:53 AM
 
Location: Long Island via Chapel Hill NC, Go Heels?
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60% General American English

25% Yankee

15% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern

cool, actually made sense for me.
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Old 12-28-2009, 03:08 AM
 
Location: Ohio
904 posts, read 1,638,944 times
Reputation: 1164
75% General American English

10% Upper Midwestern

5% Dixie

5% Midwestern

5% Yankee

This was a fun quiz
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Old 12-28-2009, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Illinois
3,168 posts, read 4,343,666 times
Reputation: 5595
You Speak General American English!

55% General American English

25% Dixie

10% Upper Midwestern

10% Yankee

0% Midwestern
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