What kind of American English do you speak?

bobber69

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50% General American English
30% Yankee
10% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

:) Fun test
 
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75% General American English
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5% Dixie
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30% Yankee
20% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
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Go Texas! 8)
Just had to get that in therr. :p
 

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Funny thing is, I live in the south. If anything, my English isn't all that American, to be brutally honest. A lot of the options they had wouldn't necessarily be the word I'd use.
 

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10% Dixie
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Hmmm it should be different cause I call a sweetened carbonated drink, Soft Drink and I call an easy class a bludge.
 

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Hehehe, my Long Island accent probably has something to do with it.
 

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Thank god, i'm not a hick!
 

Vette Boss

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VWKafer said:
70% General American English
15% Yankee
10% Upper Midwestern
5% Midwestern
0% Dixie

Thank god, i'm not a hick!

So anyone with the slightest bit of dixie is a hick, eh? :| People can't be judged solely by what words they choose.
 

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Sure glad I aint a damn yankee!!

Just kidding of course
 

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But dude, there were, like, totally different options I would have, like, picked, if they were there, y'know? :mrgreen:

When it's raining and sunny out at the same time, that's when the hyena is giving birth. everyone knows that! :p
 

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yeah, this test would probably work best for poeple that actually live in the US, and even then it's not diverse enough on the options.

Devil beating his wife? I have never heard that one before....
 

chaos386

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^I was just kidding with the hyena bit (I don't think many people in the US, if any, would think that), but I was a bit disappointed that Californian wasn't one of the categories. Just a question that asks how often you use the work "like" would have sufficed. Also, for the question about traffic circles I wanted to put in "those things you only see in Europe", but that's probably just me. :mrgreen:
 

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chaos386 said:
When it's raining and sunny out at the same time, that's when the hyena is giving birth. everyone knows that! :p

:lmao:

We don't have a term for it...that I know of, and that happens alot in Houston. :)
 

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15% Dixie
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

Gotta hand it to you americans, you speak retartedly!
:shock:
 
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