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    (mods feel free to move this to polls if that's where it belongs)

    Accents right? They could happen to anyone. You could be next! So tell me about the way you talk. This thread is much more objective than what you'll see out of the average accent thread. By reading and contributing here you might actually get a good feel for how people talk instead of going off of subject wording like "refined" or "we pronounce every letter". I'll try to analyze it and give a good summary of what all this gobblygook means if you have the patience to go through the test. You might learn something. I might learn something. There's plenty of learning to go around. This is the second time I've done a thread of this type, and since last time I've refined my methods and learned a bit more about this crazy language we call English.

    Here are the rules. Try to imagine yourself saying these words in casual conversation rather than in ideal conditions or in isolation. When I ask if two words rhyme, I don't mean "can they be used as rhymes in a song?". I mean "are they perfect rhymes?". For pairs of words that match the question being asked, put 'y' for yes and 'n' for no. If there are more than two word but they all match, put 'y'. If there are more than two words but they all differ, put 'n'. If at least two of them match, put 'y'/'n' in for each word in the order they appear. (So for example, if there's a triplet of caught-court-cot and caught and court are homophones for you, put 'yyn'). If you're unsure of whether the words match, say so and specify why. Heck, you can even say that sometimes you would say a particular word one way and sometimes you might say it the other. Feel free to mention where you're from, (and/)or even better, post a video/audio clip of you speaking. If you have a clip of you speaking casually, even better. Here's mine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tbsiqaqh_4

    Part One: Vowels

    Do these words rhyme?
    1. bad-lad (
    2. bit-kit (
    3. ran-man (
    4. sauce-loss (
    5. con-one-son (
    6. full-fuel-pool(

    7. bag-vague-keg (
    8. scarf-half-staff (
    9. hurry-furry (
    10. frill-real (
    11. sure-fur (
    12. salt-fault (
    13. pal-scowl-towel (
    14. pure-poor (
    15. father-bother (
    16. abbot-rabbit (



    Are these words homophones?
    1. marry-Mary-merry (
    2. serious-Sirius (
    3. tire-tower-tar (
    4. mayor-mare (
    5. horse-hoarse (
    6. ferry-furry (
    7. stir-steer (
    8. floor-flow (
    9. freeze-frees (
    10. card-cord (
    11. court-caught-cot (
    12. beer-bear (
    13. pear-purr (
    14. panda-pander (
    15. bird-bud (
    16. book-buck (
    17. mitt-meat (
    18. ant-aunt (
    19. bet-bat (
    20. fir-fur (
    21. soy-sigh (
    22. writer-rider (
    23. salary-celery (
    24. call-coil-curl (
    25. vile-vial (
    26. fill-feel (
    27. bowl-bull (
    28. doll-dole (
    29. wholly-holy (
    30. hall-hull-hole (
    31. fool-full (
    32. feel-fail-fell (
    33. pin-pen (
    34. rod-ride (
    35. pride-proud (
    36. bred-bread (
    37. pidgin-pigeon (
    38. illusion-allusion (
    39. sit-set (
    40. cook-kook (
    41. tow-toe (
    42. pain-pane (
    43. real-reel (
    44. poor-pour (
    45. through-threw (
    46. you-ewe (
    47. balm-bomb (



    Other stuff
    1. Does fern have the same vowel sound as fir or fur? (
    2. Does long have the same vowel sound as don or dawn? (
    3. Does bang have the same vowel sound as any of bake, back, beck, or bear? (
    4. Does sing have the same vowel sound as seen or sin? (
    5. Does beer have the same vowel sound as the first in theater, meter, or bitter? (
    6. Does length have the same vowel as red, reed, or raid? (
    7. Is the second vowel in happy the same as bead or bid? (
    8. Is idea two syllables or three? (
    9. Is oil one syllable or two? (
    10. Is snarl one syllable or two? (
    11. Is feel one syllable or two? (
    12. Does the vowel in arm sound like the one in spa, back, or luck? (
    13. Is fire one syllable or two? (
    14. Is owl one syllable or two? (
    15. Is the first vowel in borrow like the one in star, stop, or store? (
    16. Is the first vowel in orange like the one in star, stop, or store? (
    17. Is the vowel in long like the one in talk or lot? (
    18. Is the vowel in dog like the one in talk or lot? (





    Part Two: Consonants


    Do these words rhyme (are the consonants and consonant clusters pronounced the same)?
    1. risk-mist-lisp-kiss (
    2. left-chef (
    3. bathe-save (
    4. else-belts (
    5. clown-ground (
    6. finger-singer (
    7. longer-monger (


    Are these words homophones?
    1. death-deaf (
    2. prince-prints (
    3. think-sink (
    4. miss-myth (
    5. hug-thug (
    6. dough-though (
    7. tick-thick (
    8. duke-juke (
    9. chute-shoot (
    10. loot-lute (
    11. moot-mute (
    12. crew-cue (
    13. quest-crest (
    14. rap-rat-rack (
    15. spit-pit (
    16. strap-scrap (
    17. whale-wail (
    18. hold-old (
    19. winner-winter (
    20. hue-you (
    13. ladder-latter (
    14. lock-loch (



    Other stuff
    1. Do <-ing> verbs end with ing or in' more often? (i.e. dancing vs dancin') (
    2. Is the 't' in tree more like the 't' in talk or the 'ch' in chalk? (
    3. Is the 'd' in draw more like the 'd' in dog or the 'j' in jog? (

    4. Is the 'tt' in bottle more like the 'd' in bad, the 't' in tin, or the 't' in cat? (

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    I don't think I have a Brooklyn accent of New York accent. At least the ones if I've seen on television and movies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josiah View Post
    I'd like to point out to Thriller and Kutie Pie that this thread's purpose isn't to TELL people how you think you sound, it's to SHOW them through the list I made. After a few people have gone over the list I can fairly accurately describe how they might sound different to your accent.

    Everyone has an accent, and it's unlikely that any two people here will give the exact same answer to this question.
    Oh, I see. I looked over it, but it didn't make much sense to me. Got'cha.

    Umm...

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    I live in the west of Ireland, if that makes any difference (I think you asked that last time?).

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    I don't have an accent
    Yes you do.


    Also, the amount of people missing the point of this thread is crazy.
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    I deleted some posts already, but read the first post you dummies.

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    My voice sounds so generic. It really doesn't sound very specific to New York. It sounds like a generic Northeastern accent.

    Let me try:

    Do these words rhyme?
    1. bad-lad (no
    2. bit-kit (yes
    3. ran-man (yes
    4. cough-off (yes
    5. con-one-son (no
    6. full-fuel-pool(no
    7. bag-vague-keg (no
    8. scarf-half-staff (no
    9. hurry-furry (yes
    10. frill-real (no
    11. sure-fur (no
    12. salt-fault (yes
    13. pal-scowl-towel (no
    14. pure-poor (no
    15. father-bother (yes


    Are these words homophones?
    1. marry-Mary-merry (no
    2. serious-Sirius (yes
    3. tire-tower-tar (no
    4. mayor-mare (no
    5. horse-hoarse (yes
    6. ferry-furry (no
    7. stir-steer (no
    8. floor-flow (no
    9. freeze-frees (yes
    10. card-cord (no
    11. court-caught-cot (no
    12. beer-bear (no
    13. pear-purr (no
    14. panda-pander (no
    15. bird-bud (no
    16. book-buck (no
    17. mitt-meat (no
    18. ant-aunt (yes
    19. bet-bat (no
    20. fir-fur (yes
    21. soy-sigh (no
    22. writer-rider (yes
    23. salary-celery (no
    24. call-coil-curl (no
    25. vile-vial (no
    26. fill-feel (no
    27. bowl-bull (no
    28. doll-dole (no
    29. wholly-holy (yes
    30. hall-hull-hole (no
    31. fool-full (no
    32. feel-fail-fell (no
    33. pin-pen (no
    34. rod-ride (no
    35. pride-proud (no
    36. bred-bread (yes
    37. pidgin-pigeon (yes
    38. illusion-allusion (no
    39. sit-set (no
    40. cook-kook (no
    41. tow-toe (yes
    42. pain-pane (yes
    43. real-reel (yes
    44. poor-pour (yes
    45. through-threw (yes
    46. you-ewe (yes


    Other stuff
    1. Does fern have the same vowel sound as fir or fur? (Doesn't matter. I say fir and fur the same way.
    2. Does long have the same vowel sound as don or dawn? (dawn
    3. Does bang have the same vowel sound as any of bake, back, beck, or bear? (bake
    4. Does sing have the same vowel sound as seen or sin? (sin
    5. Does beer have the same vowel sound as the first in theater, meter, or bitter? (meter (I pronounce theater with two syllables.)
    6. Does length have the same vowel as red, reed, or raid? (raid
    7. Is the second vowel in happy the same as bead or bid? (bead
    8. Is idea two syllables or three? (two
    9. Is oil one syllable or two? (two
    10. Is snarl one syllable or two? (one
    11. Is feel one syllable or two? (two




    Part Two: Consonants


    Do these words rhyme (are the consonants and consonant clusters pronounced the same)?
    1. risk-mist-lisp-kiss (no
    2. left-chef (no
    3. bathe-save (no
    4. else-belts (no
    5. clown-ground (no
    6. finger-singer (yes
    7. longer-monger (yes


    Are these words homophones?
    1. death-deaf (no
    2. prince-prints (no
    3. think-sink (no
    4. miss-myth (no
    5. hug-thug (no
    6. dough-though (no
    7. tick-thick (no
    8. duke-juke (no
    9. chute-shoot (yes
    10. loot-lute (yes
    11. moot-mute (no
    12. crew-cue (no
    13. quest-crest (no
    14. rap-rat-rack (no
    15. spit-pit (no
    16. strap-scrap (no
    17. whale-wail (yes
    18. hold-old (no
    19. winner-winter (no
    20. hue-you (no
    21. ladder-latter (yes


    Other stuff
    1. Do <-ing> verbs end with ing or in' more often? (i.e. dancing vs dancin') ( Mostly I say "ing", but sometimes I do say "in"
    2. Is the 't' in tree more like the 't' in talk or the 'ch' in chalk? ( ch in chalk
    3. Is the 'd' in draw more like the 'd' in dog or the 'j' in jog? ( j in jog

    4. Is the 'tt' in bottle more like the 'd' in bad, the 't' in tin, or the 't' in cat? ( Cat

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    I've edited the first post a bit to give a couple more pairs that are pretty important but somehow slipped my mind. My bad.

    Here's the first set of analyses. I've edited the first post a bit to give a couple more pairs that are pretty important but somehow slipped my mind. My bad.

    Here's the first set of analyses. The use of / / shows that the word is being represented as a sound. The use of < > shows that the word is being represented in writing. I use IPA symbols to represent the sounds. All the consonant letters that match English ones are exactly the same, except /j/ represents the <y> in <yak>.

    /ɑ:/ is the first vowel sound of <father> in most accents.
    /ɜ:/ is the vowel of <fur> in most accents.
    /ɔ:/ is the vowel of <north> and the vowel of <talk> in many accents.
    /i:/ is the vowel of <sea>.
    /u:/ is the vowel of <too>.
    /ć/ is the vowel sound of <back>.
    /ə/ is the second vowel of <panda>.
    /ɛ/ is the vowel in <bet>.
    /ɪ/ is the vowel of <sit> in most accents.
    /ɒ/ is the vowel of <lot> and <cloth> for many accents.
    /ʊ/ is the <oo> of good and the <u> of put.
    /ʌ/ is the <u> of <putt> and <oo> of <blood>.
    /aɪ/ is the vowel of <sigh>.
    /eɪ/ is the vowel of <bay>.
    /oɪ/ is the vowel of <soy>.
    /oʊ/ is the vowel of <go>.
    /aʊ/ is the vowel of <cow>.
    /đ/ is the sound of <th> in <the> and <other> in most accents.
    /d͡ʒ/ is both the <j> and the <dge> of <judge> in most accents.
    /ŋ/ is the <ng> of <sing> and the <n> of <sink>
    /ɹ/ is the <r> in <rum>.
    /ʃ/ is the <sh> of <shame> and the <ti> of <nation>.
    /θ/ is the <th> of <thick> and <path>.
    /t͡ʃ/ is the <ch> of <chin> and <tch> of <watch>
    /ʒ/ is the <s> of <measure> and the <si> of <vision>.



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    Ooh, ooh, do me, do me! I took a linguistics class, but my professor was a dummy and I didn't really care about it, so this is quite interesting. Though, contrary to your beliefs, Josiah, I 100% don't have any accent. True story.

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    Okay I'll try:
    Part One: Vowels

    Do these words rhyme?
    1. bad-lad (y
    2. bit-kit (y
    3. ran-man (y
    4. cough-off (y
    5. con-one-son (nyy
    6. full-fuel-pool(nnn
    7. bag-vague-keg (nnn
    8. scarf-half-staff (nyy
    9. hurry-furry (y
    10. frill-real (n
    11. sure-fur (y
    12. salt-fault (y
    13. pal-scowl-towel (nnn
    14. pure-poor (n
    15. father-bother (y
    16. abbot-rabbit (y


    Are these words homophones?
    1. marry-Mary-merry (n
    2. serious-Sirius (n
    3. tire-tower-tar (n
    4. mayor-mare (y
    5. horse-hoarse (y
    6. ferry-furry (n
    7. stir-steer (n
    8. floor-flow (n
    9. freeze-frees (y
    10. card-cord (n
    11. court-caught-cot (nnn
    12. beer-bear (n
    13. pear-purr (n
    14. panda-pander (n
    15. bird-bud (n
    16. book-buck (n
    17. mitt-meat (n
    18. ant-aunt (y
    19. bet-bat (n
    20. fir-fur (y
    21. soy-sigh (n
    22. writer-rider (y
    23. salary-celery (n
    24. call-coil-curl (n
    25. vile-vial (y
    26. fill-feel (n
    27. bowl-bull (n
    28. doll-dole (n
    29. wholly-holy (y
    30. hall-hull-hole (nnn
    31. fool-full (n
    32. feel-fail-fell (n
    33. pin-pen (n
    34. rod-ride (n
    35. pride-proud (n
    36. bred-bread (y
    37. pidgin-pigeon (n
    38. illusion-allusion (n
    39. sit-set (n
    40. cook-kook (n
    41. tow-toe (y
    42. pain-pane (y
    43. real-reel (y
    44. poor-pour (y
    45. through-threw (y
    46. you-ewe (y
    47. balm-bomb (n


    Other stuff
    1. Does fern have the same vowel sound as fir or fur? (both
    2. Does long have the same vowel sound as don or dawn? (dawn
    3. Does bang have the same vowel sound as any of bake, back, beck, or bear? (nope
    4. Does sing have the same vowel sound as seen or sin? (sin
    5. Does beer have the same vowel sound as the first in theater, meter, or bitter? (theater and meter
    6. Does length have the same vowel as red, reed, or raid? (raid
    7. Is the second vowel in happy the same as bead or bid? (bead
    8. Is idea two syllables or three? (three
    9. Is oil one syllable or two? (two
    10. Is snarl one syllable or two? (two
    11. Is feel one syllable or two? (two
    12. Does the vowel in arm sound like the one in spa, back, or luck? (nope
    13. Is fire one syllable or two? (two
    14. Is owl one syllable or two? (two
    15. Is the first vowel in borrow like the one in star, stop, or store? (star
    16. Is the first vowel in orange like the one in star, stop, or store? (store




    Part Two: Consonants


    Do these words rhyme (are the consonants and consonant clusters pronounced the same)?
    1. risk-mist-lisp-kiss (n
    2. left-chef (n
    3. bathe-save (n
    4. else-belts (n
    5. clown-ground (n
    6. finger-singer (n
    7. longer-monger (y


    Are these words homophones?
    1. death-deaf (n
    2. prince-prints (n
    3. think-sink (n
    4. miss-myth (n
    5. hug-thug (n
    6. dough-though (n
    7. tick-thick (n
    8. duke-juke (n
    9. chute-shoot (y
    10. loot-lute (y
    11. moot-mute (n
    12. crew-cue (n
    13. quest-crest (n
    14. rap-rat-rack (nnn
    15. spit-pit (n
    16. strap-scrap (n
    17. whale-wail (y
    18. hold-old (n
    19. winner-winter (n
    20. hue-you (n
    13. ladder-latter (y
    14. lock-loch (y


    Other stuff
    1. Do <-ing> verbs end with ing or in' more often? (i.e. dancing vs dancin') (ing
    2. Is the 't' in tree more like the 't' in talk or the 'ch' in chalk? (ch
    3. Is the 'd' in draw more like the 'd' in dog or the 'j' in jog? (j
    4. Is the 'tt' in bottle more like the 'd' in bad, the 't' in tin, or the 't' in cat? (bad
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    Hmmm...



    Part One: Vowels

    Do these words rhyme?
    1. bad-lad (Yes
    2. bit-kit (Yes
    3. ran-man (Yes
    4. cough-off (Yes
    5. con-one-son (No
    6. full-fuel-pool( They're all different,
    7. bag-vague-keg ( No
    8. scarf-half-staff ( No
    9. hurry-furry ( yes
    10. frill-real ( No
    11. sure-fur ( Yes
    12. salt-fault ( Yes
    13. pal-scowl-towel ( No
    14. pure-poor ( No
    15. father-bother ( Yes
    16. abbot-rabbit ( No


    Are these words homophones?
    1. marry-Mary-merry ( Yes
    2. serious-Sirius ( Yes
    3. tire-tower-tar ( No
    4. mayor-mare ( No
    5. horse-hoarse ( No
    6. ferry-furry ( No
    7. stir-steer ( No
    8. floor-flow ( No
    9. freeze-frees ( No
    10. card-cord ( No
    11. court-caught-cot ( No
    12. beer-bear ( NO.
    13. pear-purr ( NO..
    14. panda-pander ( NO.
    15. bird-bud ( Nuh-uh..
    16. book-buck ( No, and no~
    17. mitt-meat ( No.
    18. ant-aunt ( No
    19. bet-bat ( No
    20. fir-fur ( yes
    21. soy-sigh ( No
    22. writer-rider ( No
    23. salary-celery ( No
    24. call-coil-curl ( No
    25. vile-vial ( No
    26. fill-feel ( No
    27. bowl-bull ( No
    28. doll-dole ( No
    29. wholly-holy ( Yes
    30. hall-hull-hole ( No
    31. fool-full ( No
    32. feel-fail-fell ( No
    33. pin-pen ( No
    34. rod-ride ( No
    35. pride-proud ( NO.
    36. bred-bread ( Yes
    37. pidgin-pigeon ( No
    38. illusion-allusion ( No
    39. sit-set ( No
    40. cook-kook ( Yeah..
    41. tow-toe ( Yes
    42. pain-pane ( Yes
    43. real-reel ( No
    44. poor-pour ( No
    45. through-threw ( Yes
    46. you-ewe ( Yes
    47. balm-bomb ( No, not at all.


    Other stuff
    1. Does fern have the same vowel sound as fir or fur? ( Yes
    2. Does long have the same vowel sound as don or dawn? ( Yes
    3. Does bang have the same vowel sound as any of bake, back, beck, or bear? ( No
    4. Does sing have the same vowel sound as seen or sin? ( Seen
    5. Does beer have the same vowel sound as the first in theater, meter, or bitter? ( Meter
    6. Does length have the same vowel as red, reed, or raid? ( Red
    7. Is the second vowel in happy the same as bead or bid? ( Bead
    8. Is idea two syllables or three? ( The
    9. Is oil one syllable or two? ( Two
    10. Is snarl one syllable or two? ( Two
    11. Is feel one syllable or two? ( One
    12. Does the vowel in arm sound like the one in spa, back, or luck? ( Spa
    13. Is fire one syllable or two? ( Two
    14. Is owl one syllable or two? ( Two
    15. Is the first vowel in borrow like the one in star, stop, or store? ( Stop
    16. Is the first vowel in orange like the one in star, stop, or store? ( Store
    17. Is the vowel in long like the one in talk or lot? ( Lot
    18. Is the vowel in dog like the one in talk or lot? ( Talk




    Part Two: Consonants


    Do these words rhyme (are the consonants and consonant clusters pronounced the same)?
    1. risk-mist-lisp-kiss ( No
    2. left-chef ( No
    3. bathe-save ( No
    4. else-belts ( No
    5. clown-ground ( No
    6. finger-singer ( Yes
    7. longer-monger ( Yes


    Are these words homophones?
    1. death-deaf ( No
    2. prince-prints ( No
    3. think-sink ( Yes
    4. miss-myth ( NO
    5. hug-thug ( Yes
    6. dough-though ( Yes
    7. tick-thick ( Yes
    8. duke-juke ( Yes
    9. chute-shoot ( Yes
    10. loot-lute ( Yes
    11. moot-mute ( No
    12. crew-cue ( No
    13. quest-crest ( No
    14. rap-rat-rack ( Yes
    15. spit-pit ( Yes
    16. strap-scrap ( Yes
    17. whale-wail ( No
    18. hold-old ( Yes
    19. winner-winter ( No
    20. hue-you ( No
    13. ladder-latter ( No
    14. lock-loch ( No


    Other stuff

    1. Do <-ing> verbs end with ing or in' more often? (i.e. dancing vs dancin') (Ing
    2. Is the 't' in tree more like the 't' in talk or the 'ch' in chalk? ( Chalk
    3. Is the 'd' in draw more like the 'd' in dog or the 'j' in jog? ( Jog

    4. Is the 'tt' in bottle more like the 'd' in bad, the 't' in tin, or the 't' in cat? ( Cat


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    ok i am from queensland, australia here you go:

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    The use of / / shows that the word is being represented as a sound. The use of < > shows that the word is being represented in writing. I use IPA symbols to represent the sounds. All the consonant letters that match English ones are exactly the same, except /j/ represents the <y> in <yak>.

    /ɑ:/ is the first vowel sound of <father> in most accents.
    /ɜ:/ is the vowel of <fur> in most accents.
    /ɔ:/ is the vowel of <north> and the vowel of <talk> in many accents.
    /i:/ is the vowel of <sea>.
    /u:/ is the vowel of <too>.
    /ć/ is the vowel sound of <back>.
    /ə/ is the second vowel of <panda>.
    /ɛ/ is the vowel in <bet>.
    /ɪ/ is the vowel of <sit> in most accents.
    /ɒ/ is the vowel of <lot> and <cloth> for many accents.
    /ʊ/ is the <oo> of good and the <u> of put.
    /ʌ/ is the <u> of <putt> and <oo> of <blood>.
    /aɪ/ is the vowel of <sigh>.
    /eɪ/ is the vowel of <bay>.
    /oɪ/ is the vowel of <soy>.
    /oʊ/ is the vowel of <go>.
    /aʊ/ is the vowel of <cow>.
    /đ/ is the sound of <th> in <the> and <other> in most accents.
    /d͡ʒ/ is both the <j> and the <dge> of <judge> in most accents.
    /ŋ/ is the <ng> of <sing> and the <n> of <sink>
    /ɹ/ is the <r> in <rum>.
    /ʃ/ is the <sh> of <shame> and the <ti> of <nation>.
    /θ/ is the <th> of <thick> and <path>.
    /t͡ʃ/ is the <ch> of <chin> and <tch> of <watch>
    /ʒ/ is the <s> of <measure> and the <si> of <vision>.


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    Melbourne, Australia, wooooo.

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    I just noticed that I messed up on a fairly major detail. I've now fixed it and changed vowel rhyme #4 to "sauce-loss". Previously it was "cough-off", and given that "cough-off" rhymes in my accent and I've merged the vowels of "father-cot-caught", I for some reason was under the assumption that <cough> should have the same vowel as <caught>. Probably thanks to its funky spelling.

    That mistake leads to assuming that a person who rhymes "cough-off" but doesn't merge "caught-cot" also has two different vowels in the words <lot> and <cloth>. So if I've botched my description of your accent by saying those two words have different sounds, my apologies.

    Special thanks to moot and Zhanton for being Australian and making my mistake obvious by rhyming "cough-off" but not merging "caught-cot".

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    Canada, yo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josiah View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Josiah View Post
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    I'm from South East England hoorah

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    I have a Western New England Accent, so... I don't have a Bostonian accent.*whew* Me has gooder engrish then dem.

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    I'm from the States. Curious to see what my accent is "supposed" to sound like.

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    I'll be updating later today. My university's internet decided to crap out on me unfortunately, so I haven't had access.

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    New England.

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    My accent is weird. It's American, but the words I pronounce them sort of British XD nya~


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