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Tennis shoes or sneakers? Dialect quiz guesses where you’re from

Dec. 30, 2013 at 11:11 AM ET

Video: Do you call your mother’s sister “ant” or your “ont?” A popular quiz created by the New York Times guesses where you’re from in the country, based on your dialect. Cornell University sociologist Scott Golder breaks down some examples and explains what the different pronunciations mean for our culture.

What does your dialect say about you? Take the New York Times quiz to see what your pronunciations mean.