Which American Accent Do You Have? – HealthyWay

Do you call water “watah?” Is your shopping cart a “buggy?” Is it “soda,” “Coke,” or “pop?” Take this quiz, and we’ll tell you where you’re from.

July 15, 2019

How Would You Say The Word Crayon?

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“Cray-ahn”

“Cran”

“Cray-awn”

“Crown”

What’s A Buggy?

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Something you attach to a horse.

A shopping cart.

Your Town Removes A Four-Way Stop And Puts In A…Circley Thing. What’s It Called?

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A traffic circle.

A roundabout.

You Stop And Get A Drink Of Water At A Public Faucet. It’s Called A…

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Water Fountain

Drinking Fountain

How Do You Pronounce Syrup?

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What Do You Call The Shoes You Wear For General Athletic Activities?

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You Drive Really Fast On One Of Those Big Public Roads. It’s Called A…

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How Do You Pronounce The Word Lawyer?

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“Loy-er”

“Law-yer”

It’s Raining And The Sun Is Shining. You Say…

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“It’s a sunshower.”

“The Devil is beating his wife.”

I say something else.

I don’t have a word for this.

You’re At The River And You See A Small Crustacean. What Do You Call It?

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Crayfish

Crawfish

Crawdad

I have no idea.

Do You Ever Call Coleslaw Slaw?

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No, never.

Rarely.

Yes, occasionally.

Yes, usually.

How Do You Use The Word Busted?

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To describe something of poor quality.

To describe something that’s broken.

How Many Syllables Does Caramel Have?

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Are Merry, Marry, And Mary Pronounced The Same?

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The Vowels In The Word Been Sound Most Like The Vowel In The Word…

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How Do You Usually Use The Word Mint?

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To describe something that’s in great condition.

To describe a taste, or to refer to the herb.

What Do You Call Those Little Bugs That Light Up The Summer Sky?

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You’re Eating Greens. What Does That Mean?

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I’m eating a salad.

I’m eating collard greens or other cooked greens.

You Want A Sugary Carbonated Drink. You Want A…

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What Do You Call Your Male Friend?

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“Bro”

“Man”

“Dude”

“Boy”

What Does Dank Mean?

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Do You Use The Term Faucet Or Spigot?

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How Do You Pronounce Water?

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“Woh-tuh”

“Wah-ter”

“Wah-turr”

“Wah-ta”

What’s This Called?

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June Beetle

Beetle

June Bug

I have no idea.

What’s A Gig?

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A job.

A pole for spearing frogs.

How Do You Pronounce Pecan?

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PEE-can

PEE-kahn

pee-KAHN

pick-AHN

What’s Another Word For Your Pants?

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Slacks

Trousers

Jeans

Britches

How Do You Pronounce Oregon?

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“Or-a-gone”

“Or-a-gen”

All four

None

You Want To Describe Something Ugly. You Might Say It’s…

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Ratchet

Ugly

Gnarly

Nasty

Do You Use The Term Or Finna (Or Fixing To)?

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You Want To Get Your Friends’ Attention. You Yell…

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“Hey, guys!”

“Hey, you all!”

“Hey, dudes!”

“Hey, y’all!”

How Do You Pronounce Tour?

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How Do You Say Aunt?

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So it rhymes with “daunt.”

The same way you say “ant.”

You’re Describing The Location Of Something And You Gesture Towards It. You Say It’s…

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“Over there.”

“Over yonder.”

What’s The City?

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New York

Chicago

Another Big City

Any Big City

How Do You Pronounce Roof?

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It rhymes with “hoof.”

It rhymes with “poof.”

You Bump Into Someone. You Say…

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“Oops!”

“Ope!”

“Excuse me!”

“Whoops!”

When You Say Cool, Do You Drop The L?

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No, never.

Only rarely.

Yes, sometimes.

Yes, always.

How Do You Pronounce New Orleans?

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“New Or-leans”

“New Or-lins”

“New Or-lee-uhns”

“Nawr-lins”

How Do You Say Mayonnaise?

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“Man-aze”

“May-uhn-aze”

Which Syllable Do You Emphasize In Adult?

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The first syllable

The second syllable

How Many Syllables Does The Word Coyote Have?

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How Many Syllables Are In Groceries?

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Say Mirror And Mere. Did You Pronounce The Words Differently?

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What Do You Call A Cold Cut Sandwich?

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What Do You Call A Group Of Friends?

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“Crew”

“Fam”

“Gang”

“Squad”

How Do You Say The First Syllable In Bowie Knife?

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What’s The Industry?

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The film industry

That depends on what industry you’re talking about.

Yes, sometimes.

Yes, always.

Which Of These Foods Might You See Regularly?

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Bagels with salmon

Puppy chow

Street tacos

Grits

How Do You Pronounce The Second Syllable In Pajamas?

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Like the “a” in “jam.”

Like the “a” in “father.”

You’ve got an East Coast accent.

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You call your pizza “pie,” and you always fold it—otherwise, it’s not pizza, is it? You’re wicked smart, and you wouldn’t have it any other way.

You’ve got a Midwest accent.

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You may not live near a coast, but you know what Puppy Chow is. That’s a pretty good trade off. While you occasionally drop your r’s, you don’t have too much slang—other than “ope,” of course.

You’ve got a West Coast accent.

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You’re from the Best Coast (or your family hails from somewhere in the West). You love good weather, and you use “hella” in every conversation. Gnarly.

You’ve got a Southern accent.

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You know that “bless your heart” usually means you did something stupid, and when “it’s blowin’ up a storm,” you know to head inside. The Southern accent might be the most enchanting accent in America, and it’s often accompanied by awesome slang and folk sayings.

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