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Apr. 14th, 2005

Your Linguistic Profile:

50% General American English

35% Yankee

10% Dixie

5% Upper Midwestern

0% Midwestern

They missed a regionalism here - bubbler wasn't an option for what the water comes out of.

That quiz so should have had more questions.


Apr. 14th, 2005 06:26 pm (UTC)
No! It is not! It's the most annoying sound in the english language. Well, except from anytime Fran Dresher speaks...
Apr. 14th, 2005 06:28 pm (UTC)

Well, at least you probably won't give me crap about "wicked".

"Down East" is eastern Maine along the coast and that's a whole different thing out there.

Mainiacs - a descriptive as well as a collective term... *grin*
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Apr. 14th, 2005 06:30 pm (UTC)
Well, yeah. Because all y'all is the plural of y'all. Sort of.
Apr. 14th, 2005 06:36 pm (UTC)
Yarrghh! This is insane! "Y'all" or "All Y'all" are not English words. This conjunction does not exist in the English language. Show me a proper English dictionary with this bastardization of the language in it and I'll...burn the frellin' book because "Y'all" IS NOT A WORD
Apr. 14th, 2005 06:42 pm (UTC)
Contraction, not conjunction.

Most other bits of slang or colloquialisms are also not proper English. However, if you use frellin' in a sentence complaining about it, you have essentially invalidated the argument.
Apr. 14th, 2005 06:47 pm (UTC)
Ayuh, contractions too. I only used "frellin'" in the post because I wanted to keep it clean. :-p It's just a placeholder.