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Tell Us How You Say These Words And We'll Guess Where You're From

If you say carmel instead of caramel, you are wrong.

So many words, so many different ways to pronounce them. Whether you say route or rowt, carmel or caramel, soda or pop — it seems to all depend on where you grew up.

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As a native New Yorker, I sometimes say "caw-fee" and the sound hurts my own ears.

Want proof? Take this easy quiz and we will (accurately) guess where you're from right down to the zip code! Okay, maybe not the zip code. But we'll at least guess what region you're from in the U S of A.

How does it work? VERY SIMPLE! Press play on the video at the bottom of this post and you'll be guided through a series of questions. For each one, just click on the choice you would make!

For example, do you say car-mel (wrong) or carramel (right)?


How about the lace-ups below — do you call them tennis shoes, sneakers, or gym shoes?


Answer all the questions, give it a second to ~tabulate~, and BAM! Your results will appear in a jiffy.


My results? "You got east coast! You love your four distinct seasons almost as much as you love complaining about 'em!"


I am from New York so this is correct, but I also feel attacked. Please let me complain about the seasons in peace.

Just follow the video below, get ready to select some pronunciation preferences, and prepare to be amazed.

Did we correctly guess where you're from? Let us know in the comments below, ladies and gents!

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