Monday Trivia #153 [David H Wins!]

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Will Truman

Will Truman is the Editor-in-Chief of Ordinary Times. He is also on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar Johanna
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    a cloud of smug.Report

  2. Avatar resilc
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    Biggest area in US for nursery plantsReport

  3. Avatar David H.
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    People from this area have the most “neutral” accent–prized for national broadcasters in the United States. I think it’s called “General American” or something.Report

  4. Avatar Mark Lawrence
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    Yup – that’s where I’m from (lower left-hand corner of Iowa)Report

  5. Avatar Will Truman
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    I’d honestly have guessed it would be in the Mountain West, which is just a polyglot for people from all over. I know that phone customer service agencies love the region in part for that reason (and because people are cheap).Report

  6. Avatar Chris
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    My guess, by the way, would have been “World’s Largest Coffee Stain?”Report

  7. Avatar Michael Cain
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    The British version not only sounds more impressive (to my ear, having spent my high school and undergraduate years pretty much in the middle of the map’s region), but has a more impressive name — Received Pronunciation.Report

  8. Avatar Mike Schilling
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    An illustration of the very least likely theory for the Proto-Indo-European urheimat.Report

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