Saturday, May 05, 2007

UTAH'S GLOTTAL STOP - it's the essence of the Utah accent. Here's some examples:
Mountain = Moun'un
Sandwich = San'wich
Button = Bu'un
Clinton = Clin'un
Often = Of'un
Mirror = Meer
to = ta (I'm going ta town)
got to = godda (I've godda go)
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glottal_stop - Everyone in the world speaks with some sort of accent. When was the last time you heard someone pronounce the T in Listen? I'm an umer'kin and proud of it!

2 comments:

Cambrie said...

People always ask me if i'm from the midwest and say I have a midwestern accent

Kim said...

Ah....so YOU'RE the one that has the funny accent. I've never been asked about my accent.