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?
cay-re-mel
cara-mel
Car-ml

2 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they say been?
Bin
Ben
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 do for royalty
bow as in what you use to shoot arrows

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 guys
you

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

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?
Soda
Soda-pop
Pop

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

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?
Fo-li-idge
Fo-lage
Foy-lidge

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

What does creek rhyme with?
Back
Leak
Brick

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

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

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

How do they pronounce milk?
Melk
Malk
Milk
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