"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Do you have an accent? What is your reaction time? Are you ready for spring?

How about a little fun on a Wednesday for a change?
I was thinking from one of the blog replies yesterday - how nice it was to play sometimes - we are always growing - up and older - we need to stop and play sometimes!

"You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."
– Robin Williams (Also a dyslexic)

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Inland North

You may think you speak "Standard English straight out of the dictionary" but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like "Are you from Wisconsin?" or "Are you from Chicago?" Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop."

The Midland
The South
The Northeast
North Central
The West
What American accent do you have?
Quiz Created on GoToQuiz

Have to say this was true - amazingly. Do you have an accent?



The driving manual says the average driver's reaction time is:
.75 seconds.................... or 1 car length for every 10 mph.......

Test your average reaction time.

Be very careful this can be addictive.
Click on the blue link below and good luck.

Reaction Test


"I'm sending you a little spring! You will get a black page. Click your mouse anywhere (& everywhere) on the page & see what happens! Better yet, click (hold down) & drag your mouse over the black page... Enjoy!!" (From Susan)



We all need a little stress-reliever! This only takes a minute.

The following is excerpted from a children's book, Captain Underpants And the Perilous Plot Professor Poopypants, by Dave Pilkey, in which the evil Professor forces everyone to assume new names...

1. Use the third letter of your first name to determine your New first name:

a = snickle
b = doombah
c = goober
d = cheesey
e = crusty
f = greasy
g = dumbo
h = farcus
i = dorky
j = doofus
k = funky
l = boobie
m = sleezy
n = sloopy
o = fluffy
p = stinky
q = slimy
r = dorfus
s = snooty
t = tootsie
u = dipsy
v = sneezy
w = liver
x = skippy
y = dink y
z = zippy

2. Use the second letter of your last name to determine the first half of your new last name:

a = dippin
b = feather
c = batty
d = burger
e = chicken
f = barffy
g = lizard
h = waffle
i = farkle
j = monkey
k = flippin
l = fricken
m = bubble
n = rhino
o = potty
p = hamster
q = buckle
r = gizzard
s = lickin
t = snickle
u = chuckle
v = pickle
w = hubble
x = dingle
y = gorilla
z = girdle

3. Use the third letter of your last name to determine the second half of your new last name:

a = butt
b = boob
c = face
d = nose
e = hump
f = breath
g = pants
h = shorts
i = lips
j = honker
k = head
l = tush
m = chunks
n = dunkin
o = brains
p = biscuits
q = toes
r = doodle
s = fanny
t = sniffer
u = sprinkles
v = frack
w = squirt
x = humperdinck
y = hiney
z = juice

I'm Sloppy GirdleBrains - nice to know yah. (From Cheri).


Eugene Hugh Beaumont (February 16, 1909 – May 14, 1982) was an American actor and television director. He was also licensed to preach by the Methodist church. Beaumont is best known for his portrayal of Ward Cleaver, the husband of June Cleaver (Barbara Billingsley) and the father of Wally (Tony Dow) and Beaver (Jerry Mathers) on the television series, Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963).


ClassyChassy said...

Leave it to Beaver was one of my all time fav shows when I was a kid!!! Interesting hearing about WARD after so many years! Wonder what happened to the rest of the family?

Joycee said...

This has to make it to GrannyMountain viewers too, can I post it with a link back to you Sloppy GirdleBrains???!!!

Dinky FarkleTush

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Well, I tried to answer those questions, Sandie, and it came out with something strange... it said I was from Philadelphia! Now, we KNOW that isn't the case, so I took it again, and it said that I was definitely from the South, no matter how hard I tried to hide it. LOL!

The other... my name is R rated.

Off goes my computer. Wanted to say, bye-bye... see you when I have it back with me.


Sheila :-)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

P.S. Looks like you might have a spammer.

Linda said...

Hey Sandie I'm a Midland accent also...makes sense to me since i've lived in so many places. Fun.

Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

Mine said Southern, no way to doubt it...love it.

Angela said...

Hey Sandie!

I absolutely do have an accent but I didn't realize it until I moved to Maryland which really isn't that far from West Virginia but it seems worlds apart at the same time! I have had people actually stop me to talk to me while I was out just to hear me speak! lol Seriously, one person actually told me that. They weren't making fun of me but rather they liked hearing my accent. At least that is what they said!

Have a Great Day!

That corgi :) said...

loved the name one; I'm Tootsie PottyBiscuits (LOL)

these were all great to play around with too; you are right, Sandie, sometimes we just need to play games and go out and have some fun; thanks for providing it for us today


Together We Save said...

Oh I loved Leave it to Beaver!! Thanks for the fun post!!

Deb said...

Wow! What a lot of stuff to digest! First of all, my accent is Midwest-Southern!
And my new name is...

Doombah Hubblehiney!

Think I'll stay with Deborah!

Susan Wicker said...

Awwwwww, the flowers on the black screen were great, Sandie. And the names, etc. I definitely got a chuckle out of today's post. THANKS! Sincerely, Snooty (Something) Hump alias, Susan from writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com

^..^Corgidogmama said...

Snooty Burger Lips sends greetings! It came as no surprise that I have an inland northern accent either!!

Buttercup said...

Dorfus Hubblelips is not from the inland area, though she likes it a lot. They didn't have a New England/NY accent which would be closer to my accent. Love my new names.

Buttercup said...

I'm proud and happy to answer to Hubblelips. I may start using the name around work. When something doesn't get done, I'll just say it was Hubblelips fault.

Carol............. said...

Checking in to say "hey". You have lots of stuff going on here so I will come back tomorrow after a good nights sleep.

(Some of our kids are visiting from out-of-state and are wearing me out! LOL).....that's a GOOD thing!

ocmist said...

It said that I have a "Midland" accent, and I love doing that flower thing... so pretty!

I'm Sloopy Gizzardbrains...?

I loved Ward Cleaver and his wife, and really disliked Eddie! LOL

Thanks for the fun!