And they're pretty different! I do hear a difference between western Canada and Ontario (I'm from the former and live in the latter.) --"the 395" wouldn't sound right at all, but neither would "405". A tiny, dying dialect that sounds nothing like the rest of the American South. Such roads often have numbers. It seems the rule where I am is "always show the number" which means indeed they've very good at picking the opposite. http://shop.wisconsinhistory.org/productcart/pc/Bubbler-Magn... and http://csumc.wisc.edu/wep/map.htm, While listening to A Way With Words ( https://www.waywordradio.org ) some time back I there was a woman calling in about a word (Pitch in) the caller didn't know and apparently everyone in the town knew. I'd only heard it in TN area.  http://www.tekstlab.uio.no/cambridge_survey/, There is no option for "ginger".... not impressed ;-). I don't know if it is what the other poster is talking about but Michigan is weird in that a relatively large number of people drink ginger ale as a soft drink, particularly Vernors. Huh, I'm not a Californian by any means, but now that I think about it I say "the 217", "the 26", etc. tuple All y'all is used (rarely) for emphasis, not to pluralize. Kind of like an audio based 20 questions. I recall seeing a headline for a study a couple of years ago that said that regional accents were actually getting stronger. I've removed it, but if you're really curious, it's just commented-out as HTML, so you could still read it. I was seriously puzzled until one of the people who was with her told me she wanted a Wrap and she was from New Zealand. Teaching pronunciation hardback with audio CDs (2): A course book and reference guide. It's good to remember that just because you speak a language, that's not the same as being an expert on language science. Just because you're not used to quintuple time. Normally, to give an ordinal sense to a normal number you need to follow some noun. The episode is https://www.waywordradio.org/regional-term-pitch-in/, I'll also toss in an older dialect survey with maps - http://dialect.redlog.net/maps.html, http://popvssoda.com/statistics/TOTAL.html. Down here in South Florida (where I live), it's always I-95. See: south of Toronto and south of Guelph. Dialect and Accent Recognition using Phonetic-Segmentation Supervectors ... approach through testing on two English dialect/accent tasks: American English vs. Indian English, and American Southern ... j,ψ j)}m=1 be the tuple sequences of U a and U b, respec-tively. I pronounce 'awn' and 'on' in 'lawn' and 'on' the same. "The short-a system of New York City English: an update." My English Dictionary corresponds to what i expected, but it is different in practice it seems. (edit: I mean "General American with no obvious southern, northern, eastern, or western features. Everybody has an accent. Maybe "tahwn-ick" says it better? "You guys" seems clunky compared to y'all, latter of which is one syllable and sounds right. Actually the 'aboot' thing that people stereotype about Canadians is more prominent in the upper midwest US than it is in most parts of Canada. left and right slashes intersecting), which is most of the US, has "Don" = "Dawn". Synonym Discussion of attribute. So I-90 gets the prefix because "ninety" is a single word, but I-95 somehow sounds strange. As many fled the Dust Bowl, they carried their accents into the San Joaquin Valley and the Salinas Valley too. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4647692/. Now that I think about, maybe the reason we prefer "soft drink" is because sodas are usually grouped with sweet tea. It's cool if that's not how it's interpreted in your parts. 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