Thursday, April 28, 2005

Hey y'all! Where the heck did the "upper midwestern" come from?

Actually, the surprising thing is that just about everyone I meet up here says "well, where's your accent?" when they find out I'm from Texas. I tell them it' s not really about accents for me, but word choice. I do choose my words very carefully here. I answered the quiz based on what comes naturally, though.

P.S. Bush's accent is so totally fake. I don't know anyone from Austin (and remember that he really spent some time up north) that talks that way.

Your Linguistic Profile:

55% General American English

30% Dixie

10% Yankee

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern