7 Jun 2010

REBEL-YANKEE V GEORDIE.

I love visiting Kelly, listening in to her THOUGHTS AND RAMBLINGS and I love quizzes so was doubly delighted when I popped over for a cup of tea on Thursday and came across this fun little QUIZ supplied by Kelly - something I just had to take part in, my result in the Rebel-Yankee Language Test?

"41% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom." (41%? Not too bad I suppose, at least not for a English woman.)
Anyway, it got me to thinking if there was a similar sort of thing on t'net for us Geordies. And of course there is - Based on GEORDIE DIALECT one of the oldest and best loved of Britain's dialects, my result?

"Your overall score: 7/10
Your rating: Lost in translation. You're OK with the more obvious crack* but you're lost for words down the pit."
Care to join me and take part in this fun quiz? Click HERE. Oh and don't forget to let me know how you got on.

*Talk.

12 comments:

Jessica said...

haha I only got 3/10 but hey I've never gone up that far north in England. My father lived in Newcastle for about a year when he first moved to England and he still says its one of the best places he has ever lived.

NabilaHazirah said...

i love quizzes too.
<3!!

P.S. Pooh asked Nabilah the other day,and yes,she said it was really nice day :)

xx

jason evans said...

Something hilarious about being sorted rebel/yankee for non-US folks. I guess we're all rebels here in Great Britain's eyes! :)

susan s. said...

I took the Rebel/Yankee test. . .
"100% Dixie. Is General Lee your grandfather?!"
I haven't lived in the South since 1970, but as we say, "The old ways die hard."

I wouldn't dare try the Geordie test.

Alyce said...

I'm sorry to hear that your husband had to go back to the hospital. I hope he's able to come home soon.

Oddyoddyo13 said...

Yay! Quizzes. Love em. :)

Kelly said...

Thanks for the links! I'm glad you enjoyed my quiz.

I tried yours and here's what I got:


Your overall score: 4/10

Your rating: Totally tongue-tied. Bone up on the Geordie tongue so you won't be left oot doon the boozer in the toon on a Saturday nite.

Pure guess-work on my part!!

Jen said...

I got 5/10. I've never been out of the U.S., so I'm not sure how I did it.

Pam said...

Since I'm from the south I've got to take the rebel vs. yankee quiz!
Sorry to hear about your hubby. Praying he feels better soon.

Boonsong said...

Pleased to read that Husband Dearest is home again. I wish him well.

Thanks for the links. Excellent stuff.

All the best, Boonsong

Marie said...

I love those kinds of quizzes. Of course being a lifelong Bostonian I'm 100% Yankee!

themethatisme said...

I got 9/10. What would I know about fruit?