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Cut for gingy




Your Linguistic Profile:



55% General American English

25% Yankee

20% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern




This is only interesting in that I've lived in the Midwest but apparently never picked up anything linguistically from them. English, for example.

Comments

ichur72
Apr. 15th, 2005 03:47 pm (UTC)
I got classified as 15% Yankee! Nooooooo!
sethcohen
Apr. 15th, 2005 05:14 pm (UTC)
Don't sweat it
See my above response to Mr. Bodner. It's not statistically significant. A monkey could fill out the questionnaire and still score having fluency in English.
ichur72
Apr. 15th, 2005 05:36 pm (UTC)
Re: Don't sweat it
Yep, you're right about that. Even after living in Boston, I found myself scratching my head and thinking, now what did I say that was specifically Yankee?
sethcohen
Apr. 15th, 2005 05:45 pm (UTC)
Re: Don't sweat it
I'll bet Yankee is a default. *shrugs*