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Inspired by erik destler's accent challenge (found here) I thought I'd start a thread for a dialect challenge, because the way you say something is one thing but your actual choice of words is another.

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!

Because PokeCommunity is an English-speaking forum and many of its bilingual members learned American English as opposed to British English, I have included both a British Isles and a United States dialect quiz.

British Isles Dialect Quiz
United States Dialect Quiz

So, give both a go and share your most and least maps for both. Happy dialecting!
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I did the test earlier and it showed me as having my dad's hometown of Richmond, VA but when I retook it just now it gave me different questions so my results changed slightly

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this had me in tears im gonna start calling people numptys

anyway

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this confused the muk out of me what kind of words are these even im just a stupid canadian im not this woke



america is years ahead of us i see

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a lot of words killed me here too, are we canadians just psyducking bland?
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As a NYer, this seems accurate!!
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america is years ahead of us i see
I've....never heard of this being a thing either

must be something that only exists in certain parts of the country
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Is there an Australian one? :p
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Glad to know theres a reason why i cant tell you what kind of us accent/dialect i have bc im everything but one little section wow

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Least surprising result since Theresa May's vote of no confidence:
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Although, more interestingly, my dialect also most closely resembles that of North-Eastern USA:
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Honestly I find this stuff (accents, dialects, languages in general) fascinating; if ever I was to go to college/uni and choose a course for myself, I think linguistics would certainly be up there.
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I mean, yeah. Pretty insanely accurate. Yeehaw, y'all!
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grew up in AR and got the southeast despite having no accent... loool
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I've....never heard of this being a thing either

must be something that only exists in certain parts of the country
I don't think it's a good idea though bc the clerk would have a hard time telling if they should sell to the person or not?
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I don't think it's a good idea though bc the clerk would have a hard time telling if they should sell to the person or not?
We have them here - they still check IDs pretty thoroughly and are usually well lit.
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    Bloody blimey rollicking bollocks! Not a bean out of old Britain? Not a sausage?! Bastards. Utter bastards, and as inaccurate as my drawings.

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    tfw you live 10 miles away from Little Rock and don't get Little Rock.

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    I did this in the office the other day. All of the non-Chinese staff are Brits from all different parts of the country and it guessed all of us correctly. I think it's quite clever asking us questions based around childhood things because a fair few of us have changed accents and phrasings from moving about but we'd generally still use the same words for things like PE shoes or the game of running after each other in the playground since we wouldn't need to use those words much outside of childhood.
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    I live north of Washington State so some of this makes sense- I've just got no idea why Nebraska and Kansas are so high up there for me, too.

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