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    Posted: Dec 24 2013 at 3:13pm

How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk

What does the way you speak say about where you’re from? Answer all the questions below to see your personal dialect map.

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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/sunday-review/dialect-quiz-map.html?_r=2&


I just want to know if this was accurate for you. 

This pin pointed to the exact area I was born.
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Mine was accurate. I am from the souf and I talk like it
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Marmonette Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec 24 2013 at 3:45pm
Originally posted by tatee tatee wrote:



This pin pointed to the exact area I was born.

 
same Shocked
 
There is some sort of tracker on that thing that's following me. Aint no way it can tell the little Podunk town im from by just saying "roundabout" instead of "rotary". psh.
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they got me about right too.......vegas was one then palm springs....iono bout Alabama tho
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They got me right as well. Pretty cool.
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i got atlanta, columbus and tallahassee

however, i am from a more western south. 

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It figured me out. There are some very specific terms used here though.
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Mine knew I was from NY. That's close enough. The location was off though.
I wonder how the results would be if someone has an accent(non U.S.).
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The closest for me was Aurora, IL....I'm from Chicago Thumbs Up

The other 2 were Rochester & Buffalo.
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Mines are Houston, San Antonio, and Baton Rouge, La. I'm from near Houston area
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