I Wtk What Kind of American English Do You Speak

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    I Don't Know What This Means?

    I guess I need to read the book below to find out. In some of the questions in the survey I use both terms and I could only choose one. The results were the same except different percentages between Yankee and Dixie and in one case I even had a little Upper Midwestern.  ...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    46-50
    1 Response Nov 15, 2010

    Yankee! Yesssss!

    You Speak Yankee! 50% Yankee 40% General American English 10% Dixie 0% Midwestern 0% Upper Midwestern...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jul 2, 2009

    Quiz?

     I'm not seeing the quiz!
    cutefactory cutefactory
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    Southern By The Grace Of God

    I have no idea where the survey is but I speak 100% Dixie I'm sure. That is when I am not in a professional setting and required to speak Standard English with just a minimum of vowel distortions and prolongations.
    silentwellofsorrow silentwellofsorrow
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2010

    You Speak General English (here's The Link)

    http://www.blogthings.com/whatkindofamericanenglishdoyouspeakquiz/Lol yankee.55% General American English25% Yankee15% Dixie5% Upper Midwestern0% Midwestern
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2011

    Upper Midwestern?

    I wonder what I'm supposed to be saying then..... You Speak General American English! 70% General American English 15% Yankee 10% Upper Midwestern...
    espritdescalier espritdescalier
    18-21, F
    Jul 12, 2009

    You Speak General American English!

    55% General American English 30% Yankee 10% Dixie 5% Upper Midwestern 0% Midwestern
    Bukoden Bukoden
    18-21, M
    Jul 26, 2009

    I'm Not Even American

    You Speak General American English! 40% General American English 40% Yankee 20% Dixie 0% Midwestern...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 4, 2009

    I Should Be A Newscaster.

    80% General American English20% Yankee0% Dixie0% Midwestern0% Upper MidwesternI really wonder what "cruller" means? It would have been great to know which answer goes with which kind.
    2bOrNot2BBUDS 2bOrNot2BBUDS
    18-21, F
    Aug 5, 2012

    OK I'm Confused...lol!

    You Speak General American English! 30% General American English 30% Yankee 20% Dixie 10% Midwestern 10...
    Michellewhois Michellewhois
    56-60
    Aug 23, 2009

    General

    You Speak General American English! 55% General American English 30% Yankee 10% Dixie 5% Upper Midwestern...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 2, 2009

    100% Nyc

    English of the 5 boroughs of NYC/Long IslandI speak mainly Brooklynese and Staten Island I did not see any quiz here as others seem to have .
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Oct 6, 2012

    General American English.

    70% General American English 15% Yankee 5% Dixie 5% Midwestern 5% Upper Midwestern
    pandamagnolia pandamagnolia
    26-30, F
    Apr 11

    You Speak General American English!

    45% General American English 35% Yankee 15% Dixie 5% Upper Midwestern 0% Midwestern
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2009

    Slightly Surprising...

    but it's what I expected. You Speak General American English! 80% General American English 15% Yankee 5% Dixie 0% Midwestern 0% Upper Midwestern Looking at my heritage, it's expected that I would speak a bit southern, 5% sounds about right. I would just clump the general...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    22-25, F
    Apr 5, 2011

    You Speak General American English!

    You Speak General American English! 70% General American English 15% Upper Midwestern 5% Dixie 5% Midwestern 5% Yankee
    lw141137 lw141137
    26-30, F
    Sep 24, 2009
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