Quiz: Can You Pronounce These 20 Words The Midwest Way?

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All day, every day, pronounce them the Midwestern way!

Challenge yourself by taking this difficult quiz about how people from the Midwest pronounce words and see if you know them all!

 Mar 30, 2018

1 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How does the Midwest pronounce caramel?
Car-ml
cara-mel
cay-re-mel

2 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they say been?
Ben
Bin
Bean

3 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The "Bow" in Bowie knife sounds like _____.
bow as in what you use to shoot arrows
boo as in what you say when you scare someone
bow as in what you do for royalty

4 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Crayon rhymes with _____.
dawn
loon
fan

5 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do people from the Midwest say lawyer?
They say it like lay-er
They say it like loy-er
They say it like law-yer

6 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do Midwesterners say "you all"?
Y'all
you
You guys

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Mayonnaise is pronounced like _____.
May-naze
Man-aze
May-uh-naze

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How is pajamas pronounced in the Midwest?
Puh-jah-mas
Puh-jam-us
Pi-jam-ees

9 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Pecan is pronounce like _____.
Pee-kahn
Pick-ahn
Pee-can

10 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they pronounce the word for a fizzy, carbonated drink?
Pop
Soda
Soda-pop

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they pronounce syrup?
See-rupe
Sear-up
Sir-up

12 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Are Mary, Merry, and Marry pronounced the same?
No, Merry is different from Mary and Marry
Yes, all are the same
No, all of them are pronounced differently

13 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they say foliage?
Foy-lidge
Fo-lage
Fo-li-idge

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What is the Midwestern way to say Halloween?
Hal-lo-ween
Holl-lo-ween
Hal-lo-win

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

"Don't you" is actually _____.
don you
dontcha
don't ya

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Picture is pronounced _____.
pick-chur
pitch-er
pick-e-chur

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

City is pronounced _____.
si-dee
si-tie
si-tee

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What does creek rhyme with?
Brick
Back
Leak

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How is garage pronounced by Midwestern people?
Gr-ahge
Ga-rahge
Guh-rage

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they pronounce milk?
Melk
Milk
Malk
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