Now for my second vlog. The first one can be found here. At this rate, I’m on track to make vlogging an annual thing.
And that’s about as often as it needs to occur. #awkward
You’ll have to turn the volume up. I’m soft spoken and we’re just keepin’ it real. Also – spoiler alert – there is an abrupt ending because the iPhone prioritized ringing for an incoming call over recording. It was just meant to be that way, I guess. I’m not tech savvy enough to do splicing of video clips, so this was a one-take wonder and it’ll do, Pig, it’ll do.
Today, let’s talk about accents.
I know you’ve seen the accent vlogs before, and maybe you’ve even done one yourself. These are the standard words and questions that are used:
Aunt, Route, Wash, Oil, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, Sure, Data, Ruin, Crayon, Toilet, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Spitting image, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Syrup, Pajamas, Caught
- What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house?
- What is the bug that when you touch it, it curls into a ball?
- What is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
- What do you call gym shoes?
- What do you say to address a group of people?
- What do you call the kind of spider that has an oval-shape body and extremely long legs?
- What do you call your grandparents?
- What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket?
- What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shining?
- What is the thing you change the TV channel with?
Because this goes along with the subject, here are some words/phrases/accents that you would hear if you visited some cities/neighborhoods in New Mexico:
And there’s a follow up:
Do you consider yourself to have an accent? Are there any words or phrases that are especially common in your town/state/country? Have you done the accent vlog? If so, link to it in the comments!