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Accent Tag! By an Oregonian :)

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Published on Sep 6, 2011

The Words:
Aunt, Roof, Route, Wash, Oil, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, Sure, Data, Ruin, Crayon, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Spitting image, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Syrup, Pajamas, Caught, Naturally, Aluminium, Envelope

The Questions:
1. What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house?
2. What is the bug that when you touch it, it curls into a ball?
3. What is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
4. What do you call gym shoes?
5. What do you say to address a group of people?
6. What do you call the kind of spider (or spider-like creature) that has an oval-shaped body and extremely long legs?
7. What do you call your grandparents?
8. What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket?
9. What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shining?
10. What is the thing you change the TV channel with?

Comments • 37

MaharlikaAWA
You must not be from oregon, but a transplant or from a family of transplants. Or you only talk to transplants. no oregonian, NO TRUE native oregonian calls it "soda". We ALWAYS call it "pop." Also no one uses the term roly poly its ALWAYS potato bug in oregon. There must be a wave of transplants migrating to oregon who are changing our language of NO ACCENT english. 
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Jakob Beriault
MaharlikaAWA I've lived in Oregon for my entire life and have never once heard an Oregonian call it "pop."
Micajah Nordyke
MaharlikaAWA false
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doublepoly123
Im Oregonian. Go Beavers!
Warren Lowe
Blazers fam
Kain
I'm from Colorado, and you say everything that I do.
Severian Wintermute
you have kind of a flat face, as though you could be of feline origins. That's not meant to be a negative, it's just an observation. I know a great many cat people
Matheus Corsino
Severian Wintermute r you out of your mind? lol
Mariam Hassan
how ironic , this was posted on my birthday and I'm trying to learn a new accent before school starts witch also is on my birthday and I am an Oregonian
Heather Miller
potato bug, we never called it a roly poly and am born and raised in OR. Soda is soda, the only time I might have called it pop or soda pop was when the Pop shoppe was here in the 70's. I call the rainy sunshine spring, usually.
Konundrum
I live in Oregon, and everyone I know calls it "soda". I'm from Gresham, which is like right next to Portland.
Warren Lowe
Beaverton and west linn 💵😍
deborah byrd
My family is from Hillsboro, Ore. I'm from Okla. I've lived here for over 35 years. My family calls the bug a potato bug. Okies calls it a rolly polly. My family also calls a blanket a cover. They don't call blankets covers here in Okla. My sister calls pop soda but I call it pop. 
Warren Lowe
Beaverton bro
Russell Thain
DUCKS BEAVERS SLOTH GOONIES Someone do the Barnsley accent.
Yoorksp
Are you from Salem or Portland? I wanna know so badly!!
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Warren Lowe
It's the same
Warren Lowe
Why?
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