Saturday, February 24, 2007

What kind of English?

I took a quickie online quiz called What Kind of American English Do You Speak? To some extent, the kind of English I speak depends on what sort of English speakers I'm speaking to. In both Hawaii and Peshawbestown, I've heard a magic marker referred to as a "marsh pen". I just try to listen and blend in. Anyway, here are my results:

Your Linguistic Profile:
45% General American English
20% Upper Midwestern
15% Yankee
5% Dixie
5% Midwestern

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