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    Which American Accent Do You Have!

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    I got Neutral ... makes sense I guess because I'm Canadian living in the US

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    It pegged me (correctly) as Canadian, however, I do have a bit of an American "twang" due to being raised by my mother who was born and raised in Idaho.

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    Western for me.
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    Northern - what y'all wish you had.
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    Western. I would be neutral if I learned to say stalk and stock differently.
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    I didn't know that a Canadian accent was considerd an American accent.

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    neutral??? how the hell can i be neutral?? have they never heard wp speak??? it's sure as hell NOT neutral - it's about as southern sounding as one can get. sheesh.
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    They have me as neutral too. Bet they think that crap you hear on TV is a real Southern accent.

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    they must, cuz, i'm no where near neutral.
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    That was fun!
    Northern for me.

    Interesting, since I was born in Virginia, spent the first 5 years of life up and down the East Coast, then was 'reared' in Austin, Tx. - noted for its accentual (real word?) neutrality. Since then, I've lived in 3 other countries and many states.

    I'm a calico. Hmmm is the 'northern' accent the calico cat of the US accents?

    Not sure. Bronx <> Boston <> Chicago <> rural vermont <> Minnesotan

    is it a catch all? Hmmm.......

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    Neuter...err, neutral.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfpack View Post
    they must, cuz, i'm no where near neutral.
    I've heard your voice, yeah, it ain't neutral.
    You sound like Hickory or maybe Hendersonville.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    Neuter...err, neutral.
    So how long have you been neutered?
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    deep southern
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    North Central

    "What people call the "Minnesota accent." Sounds almost Canadian. You may have even been asked if you were from Canada before."


    Funny... as many Canadians ask me "where are you from" or think I am from the Maritimes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by c0urt View Post
    deep southern
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    I've heard your voice, yeah, it ain't neutral.
    You sound like Hickory or maybe Hendersonville.
    ha. you are so very hot (like, hot=very correct)...grew up in conover. hickory was right up the road....
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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    And Canadians only speak a single dialect of English...

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    the australian kind of US accent, unlike my brother who has lived in Indiana for 15 years. he tries to speak with the aussie accent while talking to me, ha, its funny.

    To most people down here (regretabley alot are pretty thick down here) yes the canadian accent is considered american.
    sometimes the irish accent gets mitaken for american too!
    Would love to explore where you live.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maxbicyclemax View Post
    the australian kind of US accent, unlike my brother who has lived in Indiana for 15 years. he tries to speak with the aussie accent while talking to me, ha, its funny.

    To most people down here (regretabley alot are pretty thick down here) yes the canadian accent is considered american.
    sometimes the irish accent gets mitaken for american too!
    'ow ya going?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfpack View Post
    ha. you are so very hot (like, hot=very correct)...grew up in conover. hickory was right up the road....
    I went to high school in Lenoir.

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    ah.......then you really do know the hickory/conover/newton sound...
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    Weird. The quiz says I have a Mid-Atlantic accent, but I'm pretty sure I had a somewhat valley-girl Californian one. Oh well.
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    deep deep deep east accent.
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