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May 9, 2005


procrastination (to the tune of heinz catsup’s “anticipation”)
posted by soe 5:07 pm
Your Linguistic Profile:
50% General American English
30% Yankee
10% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern
What Kind of American English Do You Speak?

I understand the Yankee part and the Dixie part (“Y’all” and “blessed” seem to have crept into my vocabulary since moving to D.C.), but where in the world did the Upper Midwestern part come from?

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For sake of argument:

Your Linguistic Profile:

60% General American English
20% Yankee
10% Dixie
10% Upper Midwestern
0% Midwestern

Comment by rudi 05.09.05 @ 8:39 pm