Saturday, January 20, 2007

What American accent do you have? I apparently have a "Midland" accent, which "is just another way of saying 'you don't have an accent.'" And yes, even after more than five years in this country, I still say "marry," "Mary," and "merry" all sound the SAME.

Tweet | Google+ | Facebook

me too. and I'm with you on the 'Mary' issue :)
» Amy [www] » 2007-01-20 18:55:00
I said that "marry" sounds different from the other two, but still got the Midland. Hmmmmm...
» Tori [www] » 2007-01-21 03:27:29
Hey, RT, do you remember the time that you were telling me about a ferry that sunk, and it confused the heck out of me because the whole time I thought you were talking about a fairy?

Boy, that Midland accent can be confusing sometimes....
» eileen [www] » 2007-01-21 06:17:33
*You* don't have an accent? No, *I* don't have an accent. :)
» M-H [www] » 2007-01-21 07:13:27
I have a midland accent - or...non accent - too. I may have to refer all the Aussie's to this result who after living here for seven years still swear I have "a really strong American accent". They're obviously mistaken. ;)
» Morgan [www] » 2007-01-21 23:27:08
Leave a Comment
Please note: As this post is over two weeks old, your comment will not appear until it has been moderated.

* optional
Save as cookie?
* Website:
What colour is an orange?     (Spam prevention.)

» about   » archives   » photos   » contact

I'm Kris Howard, a thirtyish Hoosier living in Sydney, Australia. I'm the TV Development Director at Mi9, working with my team on cool stuff like 9jumpin. I knit and sew and have crazy adventures. This is my weblog and personal site.

archived post

This is where my weblog goes to die. Every post has a permanent home, so this is where you should link if you're so inclined.
follow me elsewhere

"RunningBlog" refers to posts related to running that are cross-posted over at geekgirlrunner.
"Moblog" refers to posts and images posted directly from my mobile phone.
"PW Blog" refers to posts recovered from my very first weblog, which dealt with news related to my college dorm.
Created and maintained by Kristine Howard ©2000-2015.