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American Accent Meme...Wow, Spot on.

What American accent do you have?
Created by Xavier on Memegen.net

North Central. This is what everyone calls a "Minnesota accent." If you saw "Fargo" or "Drop Dead Gorgeous" you probably didn't think the characters sounded very out of the ordinary. Some Americans may mistake you for a Canadian.

If you are not a northern Minnesotan, you are probably one of these:
(a) A Yooper from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan; or
(b) A Canadian who has a mostly but not completely Canadian accent

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?



( 6 comments — Leave a comment )
Apr. 30th, 2011 03:03 am (UTC)
Well... DUH!
This is what I got:

"Southern. Love it or hate it, your accent says you're probably from somewhere south of the Ohio River."

At least I have SOMEthing to show for 6 generations in Alabama! ;)
Apr. 30th, 2011 06:44 pm (UTC)
Re: Well... DUH!
I was surprised at how accurate it was. :)

How are you doing?
May. 1st, 2011 12:06 am (UTC)
Re: Well... DUH!
Oh, we're fine. The tornado hit about 5 miles to the north of us. Toured some of the damage today. SCARY stuff!!
Apr. 30th, 2011 04:49 am (UTC)
This was fascinating--my answer was boring because it more or less was neutral American--but makes sense since I've lived all over the U.S. at different times in my life (and overseas too) so I'm kind of a mutt. Cool!
Apr. 30th, 2011 06:51 pm (UTC)
I'm kind of a mutt, too, but in ... I can't think of the word... nationalities? My family jokes that we're Heinz 57. Anyway, I was surprised it was so accurate. Then again, I've lived in northern Minnesota 38 of my 41 years, so it shouldn't be a surprise.
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Apr. 30th, 2011 06:52 pm (UTC)
Ha ha! That's funny. Did you retake it and try not to overthink it or was it to late to not overthink it? I didn't think hard about it at all.

Cute icon, btw
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