For true word nerds, it’s a guilty pleasure. You meet a stranger, and you find yourself listening closely to that person’s way of speaking as you try to guess the accent. Martha and Grant confess they play “Name That Accent” all the time in the privacy of their own heads. Recently though, a listener phoned to challenge them to guess where she’d grown up based on her accent. See if you can figure it out!
Download the MP3 here (4.1 MB).