Monday, December 8, 2014

Take this Test to Determine Your American Dialect

Continuing the topic of dialogues, I came across this Dialect Test at the New York Times website.  I was impressed, as it has yet to fail in predicting where you are from in the States, based on how you talk.  Check it out.


Sunday, December 7, 2014

A Whole Bunch of British-isms, Care of Yorkshire!

As those who read my travel blog know, I am as much obsessed with the nuances of vocabulary across different countries and regions as I am behavior.  My wife recently sent me this link, and I just love it.

It is by Daniel Dalton, titled:

26 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Yorkshire!