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
cay-re-mel
cara-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 _____.
boo as in what you say when you scare someone
bow as in what you use to shoot arrows
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 law-yer
They say it like lay-er
They say it like loy-er

6 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

9 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

10 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

12 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

13 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What does creek rhyme with?
Leak
Back
Brick

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they pronounce milk?
Milk
Melk
Malk
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