Monday, August 15, 2005
Your Linguistic Profile:
30% General American English
10% Upper Midwestern
What Kind of American English Do You Speak?
- One side of the family got to America in 1636
- When the 2000 census asked for ethic identity I put in "New England Yankee"
- When my mother was briefly considering joining the DAR, the question was which line of ancestry to use to fill in the application
- Try as I might, I do find myself following the 6-month rule of social groups and interaction. Yankees just don't bond sooner.