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    Registered User equus's Avatar
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    Talking How's your English?

    This might get you going for a while........
    How's your English?
    Funny it worked.....the last time! Now I am not sure what was working before they put a hole in my head !

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    Melchizedek Priest Nephi's Avatar
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    slight southern draw
    <table style="color: black;" width=400 align=center border=1 bordercolor=black cellspacing=0 cellpadding=2>
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    80% General American English</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    20% Dixie</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    0% Midwestern</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    0% Upper Midwestern</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    0% Yankee</td></tr></table>

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    Nephi
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    40% General American English
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    5% Dixie
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    I should be an Anchorman on TV I guess.
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    Yo, extinct horse. What did you end up scoring?
    Nephi
    "Thy days are known, and thy years shall not be numbered less; therefore, fear not what man can do, for God shall be with you forever and ever." -- D&C 122:9

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    <table style="color: black;" width=400 align=center border=1 bordercolor=black cellspacing=0 cellpadding=2>
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    55% General American English</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    30% Yankee</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    10% Upper Midwestern</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    5% Dixie</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    0% Midwestern</td></tr></table>

    No surprise here...
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    Here..maybe... do you smell something fishy?

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    Registered User equus's Avatar
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    Originally posted by Obadiah
    Yo, extinct horse. What did you end up scoring?
    You didn't think I would incriminate myself did'ya? Y'all can take this dang English thingamajig and give it back to them ther yankees...... I can yoodle my way thru this here tin-can phone........... OK...OK..
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    50% General American English</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    25% Dixie</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    10% Midwestern</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    10% Upper Midwestern</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    5% Yankee</td></tr></table>

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    Last edited by equus; 09-05-2005 at 09:25 PM.
    Funny it worked.....the last time! Now I am not sure what was working before they put a hole in my head !

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    Registered User equus's Avatar
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    I read this very well !!!!!!!!!! I do have problems don't I ????
    Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by itslef but the wrod as a wlohe.
    Funny it worked.....the last time! Now I am not sure what was working before they put a hole in my head !

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    Melchizedek Priest Nephi's Avatar
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    A buddy of mine has that up in her cubicle in the office. I could read it from half way across the room w/o a problem. Its cause we are very creative, equus.
    Nephi
    "Thy days are known, and thy years shall not be numbered less; therefore, fear not what man can do, for God shall be with you forever and ever." -- D&C 122:9

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    No surprises here.

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    Well, this is what I came up with. I'm shocked! I was born in the south and now this is proof that I've become a Yankee!!! And... I even like the Yankees (baseball).

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    65% General American English</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    25% Yankee</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    10% Dixie</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#A8FFB3">
    0% Midwestern</td></tr><tr><td bgcolor="#D9FFD8">
    0% Upper Midwestern</td></tr></table>

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    Mike - Been Converged?

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    Fisher of Men mwfielder's Avatar
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    Hmmm...born in California, raised in Oklahoma with one parent from Ohio and the other from Cali, lived in New York for 2 yrs, North Carolina for 2 yrs, Maryland for 5 yrs, and now Texas. No wonder I'm messed up!
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