Sez David Freddoso:
It takes conscious effort for some New Englanders to overcome the First Impression that Southern Accent doesn't equal perhaps deliberate ignorance...Yes, it's prejudice, but try and get a New Englander, a genuine Yankee, to admit a shortcoming like this. It's almost always rationalized as something else, and thinly...
This doesn't bode well for a number of candidates if they aren't adept at code shifting.
There's a link below to a fun accent quiz and it correctly labeled me a Southerner (Imagine, that!). But the quiz didn't ask me about any of these; I guess they're my bonus points.
|What American accent do you have? |
Your Result: The South
|The Inland North|
|What American accent do you have?|
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