Can We Guess Where You Live Based on How You Speak?

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Talin Vartanian

5 Min Quiz

Whether you're a fan of Coke or Pepsi, can you tell us how you would refer to these kinds of soft drinks?

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Fill in the blank: I'm __________ lunch for tomorrow's game.

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You know those glowy insects that fly around at night? What are they called again?

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If you want to sell some stuff in your front yard, this is known as a ...

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If you wanted to order a sandwich from the deli, you would ask for a __________.

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Is it better to say "sprinkles" or "jimmies" when referring to these colorful ice cream candies?

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Do you want to have some water from the bubbler?

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You always wear these on your feet, but what's the proper word for them?

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How is the following word actually pronounced: caramel?

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Depending on where you live, a big truck is also known as a ...

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Those candies on a stick are called suckers, right?

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What's the correct definition of the following word: cattywampus?

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A circular road that goes round and round is better known as a ...

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A baked entree is also referred to as a ...

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IHOP, Denny's and most breakfast restaurants are known for serving ...

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Which of these phrases is correct: garbage can or trash can?

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When you want to change the channel on a TV, you would reach for a __________.

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How would you use "water tap" in a sentence?

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What do you expect a "milkshake" to contain?

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What do people normally sit on in the living room?

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What would you call the seed of a peach?

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Should those small crustaceans be pronounced as "crawfish" or "crawdads?"

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What comes to mind when you hear the word "sugar?"

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Did you know that some people say "dressing" instead of "stuffing?"

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What is the correct definition of the word "pitcher?"

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Which of these random regional slang phrases have you said before?

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Let's settle this debate: is it "you guys" or "y'all?"

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What comes to mind when you hear the word "BBQ?"

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Is the phrase "bless your heart" actually a compliment?

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If you're looking for "green bell peppers" at a store, what are you actually hoping to find?

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About This Quiz

Whether you live in Alaska, Montana or down south in Texas, we all have a certain way of speaking. This is known as a regional dialect, and it has to do with what words we use, as well as how to pronounce them. Most of our language is heavily influenced by where we grew up and the people around us. So before we guess what your current hometown is, let's go over a few of the most notable regional words and phrases.

When you're out shopping at a grocery store, you may refer to that basket on wheels as a shopping cart. But if you live in the south, this is known as a "buggy" to you. In fact, many phrases have entirely different meanings in the south. For instance, "greens" refers to the collard greens side dish, while other parts of the US know that this means a salad. But if you're from New England, don't start laughing at the south just yet, because you guys also have your own vocabulary rules. We know that your "dropped eggs" actually means "poached eggs," and that your "grinders" are code for submarine sandwiches. We're not here to judge, but we are here to determine where you currently live based on how you speak!

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