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Games With Words: Which English?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by DeathFromBelow, Jun 3, 2014.


  1. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow Never Forget. Banned

    Dec 23, 2010
    Horten, Norway
    If you have five minutes of your life to spare, Here's a fun little test/quiz/whatever: http://www.gameswithwords.org/WhichEnglish/

    My result was:

    Top three guesses for your English dialect:
    1. American (Standard)
    2. Us Black Vernacular/Ebonics
    3. Singaporean

    Top three guesses for your native (first) language:
    1.English
    2. Swedish
    3. Dutch

    And remember kids:

    grammar-nazi.
     
  2. fraublugher

    fraublugher

    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Darth is a grammar nancy.
     
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  3. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Blocked by my server. Dammit Jim!
     
  4. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    I'm Dutch with Singaporean dialect.



    J.K.
     
  5. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
  6. fraublugher

    fraublugher

    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    I couldn't connect either . :angry beaver smilie:
     
  7. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    It keeps stalling out on me. :eyebrow:
     
  8. Darth Handsome

    Darth Handsome Banned

    Oct 1, 2010
    Winnipeg
    Hey me too! Samers!
     
  9. 4StringAxe

    4StringAxe

    Jul 27, 2009
    Nope, can't connect.
     
  10. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow Never Forget. Banned

    Dec 23, 2010
    Horten, Norway
    Hmm, worked fine for me. Guess the internet just doesn't like you guys...
     
  11. Rune Bivrin

    Rune Bivrin Supporting Member

    Oct 2, 2006
    Huddinge, Sweden
    Our top three guesses for your English dialect:
    1. Australian
    2. Singaporean
    3. English (England)
    Our top three guesses for your native (first) language:
    1. English
    2. Swedish
    3. Norwegian

    The site is a bit erratic. I had to cancel loading to see anything. Using Chrome.
     
  12. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    1. American
    2. Canadian
    3. Black - ebonics

    Lived in Texas most of my live. Lived in Newfoundland for a time. I am not black, but in the Sourthern U.S. you will be exposed to it regularly.
     
  13. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    1. Reptilian
    2. Molish
    3. Psuedo-anarchist
     
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  14. fishtx

    fishtx Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Genzler Amplification/Spector Basses/Mojo Hand FX
    Our top three guesses for your English dialect:
    1. American (Standard)
    2. US Black Vernacular / Ebonics
    3. Canadian

    Top three guesses for your native first language:
    1. English
    2. Dutch
    3. Swedish
     
  15. RxFunk

    RxFunk

    Dec 2, 2012
    Arizona
    Top 3 for English dialect:
    1: New Zealand
    2:US Ebonics
    3:South African

    Top 3 for native language
    1: English
    2: Swedish
    3: Norwegian
     
  16. Funky Ghost

    Funky Ghost Translucently Groovy

    Top 3 for English
    1: Village Idiot
    2: Town Drunk
    3: Timmy in a Well

    Top 3 for your Native language
    1:Gorn
    2:Error 401
    3:Jaguar
     
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  17. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Well, if nothing else, we've got algorithm based predictions on the origins of our English dialect in common.
     
  18. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    Whoohoo!
    The basis of a BFF.
    D&T, move over.
     
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  19. Funky Ghost

    Funky Ghost Translucently Groovy

    N&U doesn't have the same ring to it. Besides you don't have any nifty CIA stories.
     
  20. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    I've always been an UnDav shipper.
     

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