Here’s what they had to say about the Colorado accent: “Coloradans don’t have a distinctive sound, but there’s definitely an accent here, despite what some people might say. It’s recently been influenced by the Californian vowel shift, yet still holds on to dropping the ‘t’s, so mountains becomes ‘moun’uns’.”
What words do Coloradans say differently?
Older Coloradans more often make a distinction. The vowel shift can be heard prominently with the word “bit.” “Bit” is beginning to sound like “bet,” and “bet” is beginning to sound like “bat.” Trends like this are most noticeable along the Front Range.
What is a rocky mountain accent?
Rocky Mountain dialect has more of a hispanic/mexican/slightly southern accent, than typical american speech. Work cited. The rocky mountains accent includes Idaho,Colorado, Montana,Nevada, Utah,and Wyoming.
What is a Denver accent?
The accent is a mix of Southern/Western and a bit of California Valley, similar to the younger skater/boarder types. In Denver and along the Front Range there’s also a mix of Mexican-American accent and Southern/Western drawl. It’s a slurred speech with shortening of the words. Not everyone speaks that way.
What is the Florida accent?
The accent of Florida mainly migrated from Alabama and southern Georgia. Today it is sometimes called the NASCAR accent and is the one most commonly associated with the South. It’s the rural accent of Billy Bobs, moonshine and “Hee Haw.”
What is a mountain accent?
Appalachian English, also known as Mountain Speech or Hillbilly English, is the dialect of the Appalachian region. Appalachian English is derived from Scottish and English settlers, and it’s unlike any other slang language in the world.
Do people from Nevada have accents?
Yes it is somewhat of a generic American accent. You wouldn’t be able to spot some one from Nevada based on their accent like you can a Southerner or New Englander but you will know they are not English or Australian.