Tuesday, April 19, 2005

That Language Quiz that's going around...

I don't usually do these things, because I rarely have the time or the patience, but I was curious about the results of this one...

For a native New Yorker who relocated to the south as a child, I was pleased to find out that I'm closer to standard American English than either of those two...



Your Linguistic Profile:



60% General American English

25% Yankee

15% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern


2 Comments:

At 12:00 PM, Blogger AAP said...

Hello,

I have just stumbled upon your blog (From "My Back Pages) and have been catching up. You have some examples of what you consider bad writing with lack of style, but can you give some examples of what you consider good style? Good description?

Thanks. I enjoy your blog.

 
At 2:24 PM, Blogger TerminalMFA said...

Yeah, I need to do that. Thanks -- I'll do it soon.

 

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