Friday, May 19, 2006


I’m not a big fan of Blog Things, but I couldn’t resist this one:

Your Linguistic Profile:
40% Yankee
35% General American English
20% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

No surprises here. My speech patterns and word choices reflect a Northeastern childhood, with extended periods of living in the Southeast and in Texas. I’ll be curious to see how SWMBO does...

...after she smacks me upside the head for the post title...

[Tip o’ th’ Elisson fedora to Tammi for the link...which she, in turn, got from Richmond.]

Update: Here are the Missus’s results.

Your Linguistic Profile:
55% General American English
30% Dixie
10% Yankee
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern

That 10% Yankee? I blame myself.

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