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Title: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: K@ on February 15, 2019, 14:37:53 PM
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/15/upshot/british-irish-dialect-quiz.html

They were a bit out, with mine. Possibly coz I've moved about, a bit.
Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: Mike on February 15, 2019, 15:47:23 PM
Pretty accurate for me , has me down for Lancashire which is right
Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: Tāf on February 15, 2019, 16:38:25 PM
Got me right too.
Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: El on February 16, 2019, 10:02:23 AM
Gave me Manchester which isn't far off. Plus my dad was from Manchester so I suppose I use a lot of his dialect.
Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: Lisa on February 16, 2019, 15:21:14 PM
Fairly close for me, and I thought I spoke tidy
Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: Tāf on February 16, 2019, 15:23:23 PM
Fairly close for me, and I thought I spoke tidy

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Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: fred on February 16, 2019, 16:59:50 PM
Had me down for most of Wales.
Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: K@ on February 17, 2019, 10:16:15 AM
It seemed to think I was from Hampshire, which is odd. But, as I said, I've been around, a bit, so...
Title: Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
Post by: Nana of 8 on March 03, 2019, 13:22:38 PM
Mainly right, but I think I confused them a tad because I learned a lot of words from my Dad, who came from Glasgow. ;D