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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.
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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2019, 15:47:23 PM »
Pretty accurate for me , has me down for Lancashire which is right

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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2019, 16:38:25 PM »
Got me right too.

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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #3 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.

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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2019, 15:21:14 PM »
Fairly close for me, and I thought I spoke tidy
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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2019, 15:23:23 PM »
Fairly close for me, and I thought I spoke tidy


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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2019, 16:59:50 PM »
Had me down for most of Wales.
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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #7 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...
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Re: Can they figure out where you're from, just by using your dialect?
« Reply #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
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