Is there such a thing as a Chicago accent?

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  1. Bankston

    Bankston Supporting Member

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    Don't know. Quoting Belushi in the SNL skit inspired by Billy Goat Tavern. And yes, I've had a Cheeseboiga at Billy Goat.



     
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  2. lendryesky

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    Think of Fargo mixed with urban vernacular. My brother and I were raised in Michigan, and I have a strong upper Midwestern accent. He has lived in Chicago for the past 19 years.
     
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    haha - that's great
     
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  6. supergenius365

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    Frunchroom! So true. That’s what all my South Side relatives called it when I was growing up. All the furniture had clear plastic slipcovers as well.
     
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    I always get "outed" as being from Chicago when I talk about my mom (pronounced MAHum)
     
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  8. Lonnie00

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    The big guy from Mike and Molly has a Chicago accent.
     
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    Da Beers = The Bears

    that about sums it up
     
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    Hey, gotta go to the stowa for my Ma. Wanna go with?
     
  12. Zeegler

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    My stepmom is Chicago born & bred. Very strong accent. It's weirdly very similar to a Buffalo accent.
     
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