As Americans our accent is a dead give-away when traveling abroad, but for those who don’t know, we also have different accents regionally. There is of course North Eastern accent for example: cawfee (for coffee), Southern Y’all (for you all) , Mid-Western, Western, and ur Valley girl.
Umm Yusuf sent this link to me and just took it LOL…. It’s pretty accurate with me considering I was born and raised in NY and then lived in Florida for 4 yrs of highschool and now in the Carolinas hehehe….
Check out my breakdown: Hey I still have 25% of my Yankiness hehehehhe and that Dixiness from my Floridian days hehehhe…. love the Sunshine state. and overall totally American accent LOL. This was fun!!!!!
Hey and look its the statue of liberty in my hometown of NYC Take the linguistic test and see what your American English you speak!!
|Your Linguistic Profile:|
45% General American English
25% Yankee20% Dixie
5% Upper Midwestern