Of course, I can tell from your accent.

I found this website an excellent way to procrastinate today.

http://accent.gmu.edu/

It all started because I saw on tv that Hugh Laurie had won a golden globe. So I did an internet search for Hugh Laurie and came across a site which stated many Americans think he does a great job at an American accent and many British think he does a poor job of it.

And somewhere from there I wound up at the site above.

People are often surprised that I was born on Long Island, and spent most of my life around New York City. They tell me I don't sound like I come from New York City. I think this because of these variables: I was homeschooled and my parents were from the west coast.

Can people guess where you were born by how you talk?

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About Katy

The Center for Adventist Research is a Branch Office of the Ellen G. White Estate, the editorial office of the Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index, home of the Adventist Heritage Center, Andrews University Archives, and the James White Library Rare Materials Collection. In my job I work with varying projects such as organizing off-campus week-long tours, pre-production of booklets containing papers presented at a symposium, and supervising students digitizing photographs and reel-to-reel audio recordings. This job requires self-motivation as many of the projects are dependent on my initiative. It also requires attention to detail, good communication skills, and a healthy dose of creativity.
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