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We all have accents. Americans who have the "standard US accent" are not exempted from the previous statement. Post what kind of accent you have, and try to type out/enunciate how you say a few words.

 

I, myself have a Southern US accent, living in northern central Georgia. A lot of people say I sound country; one even asked if I was from Texas. I pretty much talk how you imagine I would (assuming you don't imagine all Southerners as hillbillies/rednecks).

 

How I pronounce words

 

can't = cain't

oil = sort of like ull

pecan = peh-kon (emphasis on kon)

insurance = INsurance

I pronounce words like orange and horrible the way people outside of the South do, not hawrible or awrange.

while = wah-ull

tired = tah-erd

quiet = quaht

pajamas = puhjomas

think/thing = thank/thang (a bit "redneckish," I know :P)

 

Note: You don't have to post strictly the words I posted.

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I don't really know how to describe my accent but I guess I could say that it's very monotonous and sometimes nasally. (I have allergies.) Sometimes when I speak to someone, I'll talk normally but then out of nowhere I'll say it like I'm the male incarnation of Fran Drescher.

 

Here's some examples;

 

Hi (Hngi)

Goodbye (Goodbah) (Goobaye)

Thank you (Thaunk yoo) (Thaynk yeh)

Sorry (Sourry) (sorreh) (sor-ree)

Yes (Hyes) (Eyess) (Nyess)

 

I'll also sometimes talk in an southern accent without knowing it. (Similar to your accent.) Even though I've never been south.

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I speak similar to epsilon, except with a less pronounced southern 'twang', if you will. I believe the name for it is Southern Aristocratic.

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i speak with a michigan accent (michigan, usa) i pronounce "R's" slightly like "W's" and i've been mistaken of being from new york, or the UK.

word list:

word: wahrd

york: yahrk

orange: normal enunciation

and thats all that comes to mind right now

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i speak with a michigan accent (michigan, usa) i pronounce "R's" slightly like "W's" and i've been mistaken of being from new york, or the UK.

word list:

word: wahrd

york: yahrk

orange: normal enunciation

and thats all that comes to mind right now

One of my PE teachers talks a lot like that; I think he's also from Michigan.

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There are a lot of accents down here in Georgia. Come and get one.

 

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I have a combination and lack of all US accents. No one has ever correctly guessed the state that I grew up in without significant help, or many different guesses.

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I have a combination and lack of all US accents. No one has ever correctly guessed the state that I grew up in without significant help, or many different guesses.

 

I guess Colorado

 

I'm from Kansas, we don't have too much of an accent, other than the occasionally prolonged R, there isn't much. I guess it makes since Kansas is in the middle of the US and was a major refueling station for trains in the 1800's. (Yes, history, I went there.)

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Well, having lived in Australia all my life, I have an Australian accent........mate. However, I do talk in a rather sophisticated way, and some people have even taken to calling me Sheldon. If you've seen the Big Bang theory, you'll know why. People say I talk like him.

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I guess Colorado

Wrong. Doesn't even share a border.

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Iowa?

Idaho?

Washington?

Ohio?

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I guess Colorado

Wrong. Doesn't even share a border.

 

Ahh, that must be where you live now.

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I have a combination and lack of all US accents. No one has ever correctly guessed the state that I grew up in without significant help, or many different guesses.

 

South Dakota?

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I say Yeah as Yah

You as yeh (in certain scenerios)

 

LOL Wisconsin FTW!

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