Tuesday, September 27, 2022

What Kind of Accent Do You Have?



What form of accent do you will have?

Rising up in Michigan, I picked up a slight Michigan accent. For instance, I’d say “maahm” as an alternative of “mother,” and “Bab” as an alternative of “Bob.” Now that I’ve lived in New York for 20 years, I’ve largely misplaced it, however typically after I drink a lot wine, it may possibly come out once more.

Right here, comic Fred Armison does completely different Southern accents within the U.S. (When you’re dwelling in or from the South, do you assume they ring true to you?)


Ship to somebody who feels like one of these 😂

♬ original sound – TheAccentGuy

And The Accent Guy makes me chortle a lot. Omg, his Tommy Shelby!

George Mason University really collects speech samples from world wide, and everybody has to learn the identical paragraph: “Please name Stella. Ask her to deliver this stuff together with her from the shop: Six spoons of contemporary snow peas, 5 thick slabs of blue cheese, and possibly a snack for her brother Bob. We additionally want a small plastic snake and a giant toy frog for the children. She will be able to scoop this stuff into three pink luggage, and we are going to go meet her Wednesday on the practice station.”

So, I’m curious, what’s your accent? Any fun slang from the place you reside or the place you’re from? Please weigh in under…

P.S. Actors’ movie accents, the worst upstairs neighbors, and let’s talk about code-switching.

(Picture by Ana Luz Crespi/Stocksy. The George Mason quote from this 2014 post.)

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