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Oh noes! linguistic profile meme

Your Linguistic Profile:
50% Yankee
35% General American English
10% Dixie
0% Midwestern
0% Upper Midwestern


The Yankee percentage is not nearly high enough. For instance, the water fountain question did not include the term I grew up using for it ("bubbler"). Neither did the carbonated beverage question ("tonic"). For a more thorough exploration of American English dialects, see this awesome site with dialect maps of the US.
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