Sunday, June 23, 2013

What did they say?

Everyone speaks English don’t they?  Not exactly.  Not everyone. Not the same way.  The pronunciation, structure of sentences and pacing of conversation differs  - even in the US the country where everyone is expected to speak English, American English.  

But anyone who has traveled the US - talked with people in California, New York, Texas, Georgia and Maine can tell you that American English isn't all the same.   A recent Business Insider article presented a series of maps highlighting the different pronunciation of common words around the United States. Take a look at the maps and get an idea of how people sound.  Be prepared for what you'll hear the next time you travel around the United States. 

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