Does the way you speak change when talking to urban people?

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  1. Ridic

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    I notice a definite shift in my speech when I'm hanging out with them.
     
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    u know what im saying
     
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    It's not necessarily the words I use, but how I say them.
     
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    yes. i coached with 5 black. all had south carolina black accents. i caught myself having a hint of dialect
     
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    Tight tight
     
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    I speak slower and use smaller words, but I do that with people here too.
     
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    I don't use big words around them.
     
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    I just cross to the other side of the street.
     
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    This didn't happen. ^
     
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    Yo cracker why you be axing me that ketchin?
     
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    I don't talk to urban people at all.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    I've seen the pictures :fil:
     
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    Yes.

    It's natural to mimic what you hear.

    *Warning: Repeat Story Ahead*

    I was ordering at Popeye's and lapsed into a Southern drawl, mimicing the 2 nice ladies waiting on me.

    I was horrified that they'd think I was making fun of them.

    And it happened immediately, it was weird.
     
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    Ugh! :rolleye: My husband does the exact same thing!!

    It makes me CRAZY!!!! :mad:
     
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    If he only knew.
     
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    :lol:

    Madonna took on a British accent during her marriage to Guy Ritchie.
     
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