I took this quiz and it told me I talk like I am from Buffalo.
I've never been to Buffalo but my Mom is from St. Louis, MO and my Dad is from Elgin, IL; I was born in Washington, DC and learned to speak in Virginia. So, maybe that makes some kind of sense.
NY Times Dialect Quiz
Give it a try and add a comment where it says you sound like you are from when you talk.
CEDAR FALLS, IA - A slow second half start plagued the Iona College men's basketball team in a 90-78 loss at Northern Iowa in non-conference action at the McLeod Center. In his first collegiate start rookie Ryden Hines poured in 19 points to lead four double-digit scorers for the Gaels (5-6).
Iona College (5-5; RPI: 171) at Northern Iowa (5-6; RPI: 99)
Cedar Falls, IA - McLeod Center
Saturday, December 28, 2013 - 8:00 pm ET
LISTEN LIVE – IonaInsider.com - Gary Stanley and Ed Ingles
WATCH LIVE – ESPN3 (Contact Brian Beyrer for satellite coordinates if necessary)
LISTEN LINK - http://www.icgaels.com/mediaPortal/player.dbml?db_oem_id=14900&id=1048884
WATCH ESPN - http://es.pn/MBK-IONAvsUNI
The department of public works was overloaded by the amount of paper product that was left out in the downtown of New Rochelle on Friday afternoon.
New Rochelle police and Fire rescue units are on scene at the New Rochelle water treatment plant after a man has fallen into a cement tank on Le fevres lane in New Rochelle. Major rescue is underway .
2:29pm party has been removed from tank by New Rochelle Fire rescue team. Party enroute to Montifore/Sound Shore Medical Center.