American accent test

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 24 01:44:47 UTC 2008

For me, it missed by a mile, saying that I'm from Philadelphia.
However, if I interpreted the bar graph on the answer page correctly,
the Philly accent isn't very far removed from the Southern accent.
IMO, though, this is simply unbelievable.


On 3/23/08, Tom Zurinskas <truespel at> wrote:
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