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Old 12-28-2009, 09:16 AM
 
Location: The #1 sunshine state, Arizona.
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You Speak General American English!
55% General American English

35% Yankee

5% Dixie

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern

I think it would be interesting if everyone who posted their results also posted where they were born and raised. Born and raised in NYC.
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Old 12-28-2009, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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50% Yankee

30% General American English

15% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern



Good, since I'm fifth-generation NORTHERN New Jersey. Don't know where the Dixie part comes from, but there were a couple of questions that had no choice for the term I'd use, so I picked what I'd heard of. (The night before Halloween is Goosey Night! And I never heard any of those terms for an easy class. I don't have a term for it.)
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Old 12-28-2009, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Somewhere below Mason/Dixon
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65% general american

25% upper midwest

10% midwest

0% yankee or dixie

I live in Michigan so it looks like it makes sense for me. Ive never heard of cruller, what does that mean????? Must be something from out east
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Old 12-28-2009, 01:37 PM
 
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You Speak General American English!

60% General American English

30% Yankee

5% Dixie

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern
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Old 12-28-2009, 10:56 PM
 
Location: Searching n Atlanta
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Originally Posted by zonababe View Post
You Speak General American English!

I think it would be interesting if everyone who posted their results also posted where they were born and raised. Born and raised in NYC.

Born in Charlotte NC raised in Fayetteville NC, Currently live in South Atlanta Suburb have lived in Chicago and Colorado Springs for about 2 years of my life.
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Old 12-28-2009, 11:06 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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65% General American English

15% Dixie

10% Yankee

5% Midwestern

5% Upper Midwestern

I don't put much stock in it though as these kinds of things often have questions where I want to say "something-else/none-of-the-above" when that's not an option. That being said the result is plausible for me. I would say I just speak fairly average/bland American English with a few Southern expressions.
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Old 12-29-2009, 02:40 AM
 
Location: Chicago metro
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65% General American English

15% Yankee

10% Dixie

5% Midwestern

5% Upper Midwestern

Born and raised in Northeastern Illinois

Since the question that ask what do I call an easy class didn't have an other option, I had to choose one of the three. I really call most of my shoes gym shoes, not sneakers or tennis shoes. They didn't have a third option so I chose tennis shoes.

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Old 12-29-2009, 03:03 AM
 
Location: Chicago metro
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Hey! It's called a rotary!

45% Yankee

35% General American English

15% Dixie

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern

You're truly a Yankee and the only one so far who has Yankee as the largest portion and General English below 50%.
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Old 12-29-2009, 07:29 AM
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Location: Queens, NY
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i think that the answers to these questions depend on age and i also believe that some of the questions are outdated. to be honest.
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Old 12-29-2009, 09:19 AM
 
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You Speak General American English!
55% General American English

20% Dixie

20% Yankee

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern
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