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“How Y’all, Youse & You Guys Talk”, Take The NY Times Dialect Quiz

Screen Shot 2013-12-22 at 10.33.31 AMThe New York Times asks the question: What does the way you speak say about where you’re from?

If you’d like to find out, there is a 25 question quiz provided which if fully answered will then create your Personal Dialect Map.

The map will show your three least and most similar cities.

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Highlights: Day 2 of the NY Times Travel Show

Andrew McCarthy

I had another fun, interesting and long day at the New York Times Travel Show.
On Friday I attended Travel Industry Day (read about some of the highlights HERE).

Yesterday I returned for the first of two General Public Days. There was a much larger crowd which made it harder at times to get the attention of the travel representatives, but overall it was not too bad.
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During my visit, I attended a couple of seminars, chatted with representatives of various tourism boards & travel companies and also learned about some new travel- related products.
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We were running late in the morning so I ended up missing a travel seminar featuring Seth Kugel, the NY Times Frugal Traveler. We ended up making it (a few minutes late) to a seminar given by Andrew McCarthy.
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Highlights: Travel Industry Day at the NY Times Travel Show

I had a fun time at the first day of the New York Times Travel Show- Travel Industry Day.

There were lots of countries, states & cities represented as well as some travel and tour companies. I found it kind of funny that many of the booths I spoke to did not have much information to share. However, I was offered brochures from pretty much all of them.

I spent the most time chatting at the booth for Japan. They had a pretty large set up and the representatives seemed knowledgeable and willing to help. I was talking about itinerary ideas since Kim, Lucas and I will be heading to Japan at the end of June! (More on that another time.)

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