Disclaimer: this post was done awhile back, posted now when I’ve nothing else to bring up, and done when evidently I wasn’t interested in doing anything in particular…
Thanks to the Test Pattern on MSNBC.com:
Irritating game: The Color Test.
|What American accent do you have?
Your Result: Philadelphia
|The Inland North||
My theory is that education would tend to affect the regional accent one grew up with. At least, I’d think it’d explain why my accent came off in this on-line quiz as from Philadelphia (my Brooklynese isn’t nearly as thick as it was when I was a kid).
Oh, and ah, You Tube – “Law School Musical”: