What accent do you have?

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  1. check1

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    My result.


    What American accent do you have?Your Result: North Central

    88%

    "North Central" is what professional linguists call the Minnesota accent. If you saw "Fargo" you probably didn't think the characters sounded very out of the ordinary. Outsiders probably mistake you for a Canadian a lot.

    84%

    The West


    83%

    The Midland


    62%

    Boston


    41%

    The Inland North


    34%

    The South


    22%

    Philadelphia


    17%

    The Northeast

     
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    By the way...I don't agree that the Toronto accent sounds like Minnesota.
     
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    don't worry . if you're not from MN you won't sound like a Inbred
     
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    Accurate enough. It hit me where I grew up, though I don't understand how. Maybe something with the "merry, marry, Mary" question.
     
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    Those are all exactly the same here.
     
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    What American accent do you have?Your Result: The Midland

    85%

    "You have a Midland accent" is just another way of saying "you don't have an accent." You probably are from the Midland (Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, southern Indiana, southern Illinois, and Missouri) but then for all we know you could be from Florida or Charleston or one of those big southern cities like Atlanta or Dallas. You have a good voice for TV and radio.

    75%

    Boston


    73%

    The West


    53%

    North Central


    53%

    Philadelphia


    45%

    The Northeast


    41%

    The Inland North


    38%

    The South


    i was raised in north london and oakland, ca. :dontknow:
     
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    Likewise. Grew up in Chicago and that's the only question where I answered they all sound the same.
     
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    See....that's exactly the accent that I've always heard compared to here. The 'non' accent that you hear on the news.
     
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    i sound like bugs bunny so you all sound kinda Fargo-y to me.
     
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    I think I had at least 4 or 5 that sounded the same.
     
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    What American accent do you have?
    Your Result: Philadelphia 88%
    Your accent is as Philadelphian as a cheesesteak! If you're not from Philadelphia, then you're from someplace near there like south Jersey, Baltimore, or Wilmington. if you've ever journeyed to some far off place where people don't know that Philly has an accent, someone may have thought you talked a little weird even though they didn't have a clue what accent it was they heard.
     
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    Ukraine?
     
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    Live in ohio and never thought I really had one..few months ago I am at a casino in Vegas with a coworker...we're at the craps table and the dealer asks if we are from ohio and we were shocked..said he was from Michigan and would know that accent anywhere..I still don't get it...
     
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    that was fun.

    it's a shame they don't have a quiz that you could speak into and have your accent analyzed. there has to be an app for that somewhere, no?

    i'll do a search.
     
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    I was in Bermuda about 5 or 6 years ago and a bartender guessed Toronto. I still don't get it.
     
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    There sure as hell should be if there isn't.