I Think Regional Accents Are Interesting

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    Yes, It's Regional

    I live in Utah and my accent is what the American Heritage Dictionary calls "Interior Western"--we say Nuh-VAD-uh instead of the Californian/Midwest/Eastern Nuh-VAH-duh. I'm urban and Catholic. So I not only don't have the rural Utahn version--which includes the "...
    GeorgeTSLC GeorgeTSLC
    66-70, M
    4 Responses Apr 4, 2009

    More Of A Regoinalism Than An Accent...

    Where I am from, the night BEFORE Halloween is Mischief Night. That's the night when kids go out and do various shenagigans, like egg houses and TP trees. Weirdly, almost no one calls it this just a few towns away, it's Goosey Night. When I went to college in the midwest, only...
    CobaltToad CobaltToad
    41-45, M
    Nov 1, 2011


    I do.  Perhaps because my parents moved across country when I was a small child, so the people around us spoke differently than my family.  If you live in North America, and want to learn more, go to the website below and take the quiz, then you can enter your...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 17, 2009


    East coast fuckkers.OMG.They have the sexiest voices ever.They say coffee "cwaffee"Yumm.Do all East Coasters speak that way?? Mmmmmmmm such a turn on.BLEHHHHHHHHHHH.*runs away in awkward virginess*
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    6 Responses Apr 9, 2011
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