I posted the following video earlier today, and it made me realize how much I miss "Home"
I've lived in Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Idaho, Florida, Oklahoma, Illinois...but I am from Michigan and I consider Michigan home. When people hear my voice, though they have a hard time guessing where I am from. People tell me I have a New York 'tinge' to it...I think that is because I am Jewish, they detect some southern in it (When I get tired or drunk especially), but usually they guess "Midwest"
As I've lived in many states I've learned to enjoy the many different accents people have. For some all southern accents are the same -- but if you listen there is no way someone from Alabama sounds like they're from Texas, for example.
So for tonight I thought I'd go back to my diary type of old and provide a quiz..on accents.
If you go to this site you can answer 13 questions and find out where you sound like you are from. It is a pretty straight-forward set of questions.
My answers are below.
What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Inland North
You may think you speak "Standard English straight out of the dictionary" but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like "Are you from Wisconsin?" or "Are you from Chicago?" Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop."
I am not sure if this is a good thing or not, though I do wish at times I had more talent to be a bit different, sort of like this lady...
DOH, I forgot to put the inland north in for the poll. I guess I will count it as "other"