Saturday, April 30, 2011

I should be writing, but . . .

I took this quiz instead, and it pegged me exactly. I'm from North Jersey, in the Greater New York City area:

What American accent do you have?
Created by Xavier on
You're probably from somewhere near New York City, possibly north Jersey, or Connecticut or Rhode Island. If you are from New York City you may be one of the types who people never believe when you say you're from New York.

If you are not from here, you are probably one of the following:
(a) A Philadelphian who can't stand the way other Philadelphians say "on";
(b) A Yat from New Orleans; or
(c) Someone from England, Australia, or New Zealand, in which case why are you doing this quiz in the first place?
Take this quiz now - it's easy!
We're going to start with "cot" and "caught." When you say those words do they sound the same or different?

1 comment:

  1. Cool :) Have you seen the "sound maps" which show different pronunciations by area?