Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Identity crisis

This quiz about how I speak contradicts the last one I took. Perhaps not--there are quite a few Southern phrases in my speech (e.g., I used to say "I'm fixin' to . . ." deliberately, but "y'all" just slips out), whether or not I have much of an accent:

Your Linguistic Profile:
45% General American English
30% Dixie
15% Yankee
5% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Your Linguistic Profile:
75% General American English
10% Upper Midwestern
5% Midwestern
5% Yankee
0% Dixie

I think I vaguely remember (and took) the other quiz you're talking about. This one actually seems more realistic.