Okay, this is just great. Siobhan Thompson takes you on an accent tour of the British Isles, and she's really quite good at it. Listen to the various inflections and flattened vowels of the many different regions of the UK, without ever getting out of your chair.
"What neighborhood do you live in?" "How's your mom?" "Where do you go to church?" These are just some of the ways people all across the country say hello to strangers.
There are a bunch of quizzes out there that purport to tell you what American dialect you speak. But now there's one that tells you what city your accent and dialect is from. For some of you, it's an amazing thing that pinpoints your hometown exactly. For others, it'll tell you that, for whatever reason, you don't…
This is the culmination of Rick Aschmann's years-long "hobby" of collecting dialects. It's a comprehensive and detailed map of the dialects (and sub-dialects!) of English-speakers in Canada and the United States.