Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Boston?

Found this on glittyknittykitty's blog and thought I'd give it a go.......Interesting!

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: Boston

You definitely have a Boston accent, even if you think you don't. Of course, that doesn't mean you are from the Boston area, you may also be from New Hampshire or Maine.

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The Midland
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Considering I have never been to the USA and don't have a clue what a Boston accent sounds like I can't say if this is accurate or not. I assume it is all based on how you say your vowel sounds, so maybe people from Boston pronounce their vowels like the Scots and vice-versa? Anyway it is just a bit of trivial fun so why not try it out!

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Doesn't surprise me any!! There's a HUGE Irish population...and in my opinion the Irish & Scots pronounce their vowels like the Bostonians...I did this test and I a TRUE BLUE Southern girl!

6:53 pm  
Anonymous marymac said...

Those Bostonians have retained some of what originally came over from the old sod....

More than you ever wanted to know about the Boston accent: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_accent

5:40 pm  

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