|August 8th, 2019||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Bremen ,Germany
Your local dialects
A while ago I did a thread about dialects in general in the same section . .
This thread is supposed to be about the dialects spoken in your respective areas , no matter the country . .
An example about my area. The people of Lower-Saxony of which Bremen is a part in the long run (Bremen is a city-state ) don't really communicate a dialect anymore . .
In old times they gave up their 'Plattdeutsch' ( Northern German ) for Hochdeutsch ( standard german ) . . I already gave the development behind this occurance in the other thread.
So . . not really any 'Plattdeutsch'-communicators in my area. ( the Plattdeutsch-talkers in my area are mostly farmers or very down-to-earth people ) . .
However , despite us communicating Hochdeutsch we still have a strong Northern German accent , some say . . Which means , despite talking relatively neutral hochdeutsch we can be detected by our acccent.
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Thus far concerning me . .
. . what about you ?
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What I know about the dialect-situation in other countries . . .
I know that the USA also has different accents to say the least , the British Isles , that inside France for example it is said that the people of Paris talk 'the most understandable French' , that Castilian is the 'purest form of Spanish' , for example . .
I would be curious about people from Eastern Europe ( I know we have some here ) and of course also other nationalities.
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Dialects , dialects , dialects ......
Well . . maybe mankind should have been a bit more careful at the 'tower of babel'
Just kidding guys.
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What's your talk ?
|August 8th, 2019||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: New York
When I'm in the NYC area people think I'm from Philly or Baltimore ...Philadelphians say New Yawker.
Might be because I was born in New Jersey at my great grandfather's place and spent a lot of time there and in the Hudson Valley north of NYC when I was young working my ass off on farms owned by my relations. But I spent most of the rest my civilian life in the metro NYC area.
My sisters (all nine of them) are NYC/Chicago urbanites and when they get a little inebriated at family gatherings laff and joke about the 'accent' as if I was raised in the backwoods of Appalachia ...especially my 'baby' twin sisters who married well but grew up on Long Island saturated with degenerate wigger culture.
So, I reckon this be it:
Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat
Last edited by T.Garrett; August 8th, 2019 at 02:41 PM.
|August 9th, 2019||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: In a dystopian nightmare
I used to catch a lot of shit for what many thought was a Canadian accent when I first arrived out east.
Political correctness is oppression disguised as good manners.