Mostly a links blog with occasional commentary on the linked articles (since 2010 mostly my book reviews) and infrequent personal updates.
I am a 63 year old married writer. See my website for my current writing projects and to download my ebooks; my about me page has links to my various web 2.0 venues.
Northern. Whether you have the world famous Inland North accent of the Great Lakes area, or the radio-friendly sound of upstate NY and western New England, your accent is what used to set the standard for American English pronunciation (not much anymore now that the Inland North sounds like it does).
If you are not from the North, you are probably one of the following: (a) A Southerner who hates Southern accents and tries really hard to "talk right"; or (b) A New Yorker or New Jerseyan who doesn't have the full accent
Take this quiz now - it's easy!
Apparently I'm a New Yorker who doesn't have the full accent.