February 8th, 2011


Voice Post: the accent challenge

Here are the questions that go with this voicepost. My answers are not included in the text--it's too hard to write this.

1. Your name and/or username:
2. Where you're from:
3. The following words: aunt, roof, route, wash, oil, theater, iron, salmon, caramel, fire, water, sure, data, ruin, crayon, toilet, New Orleans, pecan, both, again, probably, spitting image, Alabama, lawyer, coupon, mayonnaise, syrup, pajamas, caught, orange, coffee, direction, naturally, aluminum and herbs.
4. What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house?
5. What is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
6. What do you call gym shoes?
7. What do you say to address a group of people?
8. What do you call the kind of spider that has an oval-shaped body and extremely long legs?
9. What do you call your grandparents?
10. What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket?
11. What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shining?
12. What is the thing you change the TV channel with?

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Voice Post: the accent challenge part 2

This post includes the answers to questins 9-12 from the last post as well as a question I added:

13. What do you call two pieces of bread with meat in the middle?

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“Ok still have some questions left. So this is part 2 of the quiz. No. 89 is what do you call no I'm on no. 9. What do you call your grandparents. Now that is complicated but I have 3 sets of grandparents. My mom has step parents so there's one set that I called grandma and grandpa. I had another set that I called granny and gramps and I have another set that I called granny and grandad. What do you call the wheel contraction in which you carry groceries at the store. Either a basket or a cart. What do you call it when rains fall while they sun is shining? Oh my God it's just raining while they sun is shining. What is it that you change TV channel with a remote. Ok that is all except for the question missing and just to make this amusing the question that's missing is what is the thing with 2 pieces of bread and meat in the middle? It's a sandwich. Ok that's all.”

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“I'm back. The therapist. We're talked this evening. I need to clarify something. I don't know. Somebody reads the comments on my ___ but I'm going to explain one. Because it really do ___ explaining. I had a question ___ the accident. The question was what do you call 2 pieces of bread with meat in the middle. And I said the answer was sandwich. And I got a response saying the answer was slash burger. Now there's a back story there. Before I tell the back story of this slash burger. I need to explain why I added the question in the first place. I added the question because my mom actually knew someone at one point who called that thing sandwich. And I never heard that in my whole entire life. Because personal ___ particular area of the contour I wanna have this ___ because if you're listening to this and you said the word sandwich. You must comment. Anyway. The slash burger story. That person who preferred slash burger was referring to 2 pieces of bread with ground beef and tomato sauce. Alright tomato sauce paste ___. Everywhere that I have lived we call that floppy Joes(?). So Alexis otherwise kind of bring ___ 27 ___ went. We've been here for a couple of years and we have an ongoing argument about what that is supposed to be called. Because he said it was called slash burger. And actually we looked it up on Wikipedia. And we apparently have a number of names. ___”

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