You are viewing a read-only archive of the Blogs.Harvard network. Learn more.
23 April 2005

I speak American English, apparently

Your Linguistic Profile:

60% General American English
20% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
5% Yankee
0% Midwestern
What Kind of American English Do You Speak?
Be Sociable, Share!

3 Responses to “I speak American English, apparently”

  1. Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski Says:

    Funny, I speak 45% Yankee, 45% American. Go figure, seeing I’ve lived in CT or MA my whole damn life. I’m a sucker for these surveys.

  2. pp Says:

    My percentages are exactly the same as yours. Uncanny unless you consider we lived with ten miles or so of each other for the first 25 years or so of our lives. Maybe that has something to do with it.

  3. andrew Says:

    I was disappointed to find that i didn’t score straight midwestern… me and my hoosier roots are are in shame… stupid graduate education.