WONDER #294: Why Do We Use Different Words for the Same Things?

Question 1 of 3

The particular vocabulary and grammar you use in your area is known as your regional what?

  1. talkie
  2. dialect
  3. speech
  4. splotch

Question 2 of 3

If you refer to all carbonated beverages as Cokes, you might be from which of the following states?

  1. Maine
  2. New Hampshire
  3. Minnesota
  4. Alabama

Question 3 of 3

The dialect in a region is shaped by the unique what of the people who settled the region?

  1. hair
  2. food
  3. history
  4. smiles

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