American English Accents and Dialects

It Is More Than Just Northern or Southern

Have you ever wondered why people talk the way they do? Have you ever noticed those subtle differences the way people talk even in different parts of the north or south? Have you ever wondered where he boundaries actually are? Do you know what Bostonians have in common with Charleston South Carolinans? I think it’s that funny pronunciation of car. Do you know what city in Texas does not speak southern? Have you noticed some folks differentiate the pronunciation of pin and pen while others don’t? Northerners make fun of the way I pronounce oil kind of like ohwl. This indepth web site lays it all out with a simple map and explains who talks how.

Click the map below to check it out.

– by J.Wade Harrell, author of Shadows of Siernod


About J. Wade Harrell

A native of rural SW Oklahoma, I currently write swords and sorcery fiction which I publish in electronic format on Amazon. My interests and hobbies include shooting, riding motorcycles, fishing, watching college football, playing games, and most of all, spending as much time as possible with my better half, Kathy. I hope you enjoy my blog and that it might lead you into my fantastic worlds of swords and magic. -J. Wade Harrell
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