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Old 05-20-2020, 10:19 AM
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What Is This [American/Canadian] Accent?


This guy's accent sounds almost like General American, but for the fact that some vowel sounds have a bit of a drawl -- like when he says words like "on" and "are." It's not pronounced enough to be a true Southern accent, so I'm thinking maybe some Western accent -- Oklahoma perhaps?

Any linguists want to take a guess?

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Old 05-20-2020, 10:34 AM
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I found the channel's creator on LinkedIn, and it gives his location as Alabama. I can't say if that's a typical Alabama accent.
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Old 05-20-2020, 10:36 AM
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I found the channel's creator on LinkedIn, and it gives his location as Alabama. I can't say if that's a typical Alabama accent.
It's possible that he's a transplant and his accent has taken on a subtle drawl. Mine certainly has. I grew up in Central Illinois speaking 100% pure General American. I've lived for the past five years in the Ozarks. I still speak General American, but's now it's ever-so-slightly sprinkled with Ozark.
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