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Midwest Accent

The Midwest has a reputation for being a bland, neutral, accent-free place. But experts say that simply is not true.

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Music: Borrtex, Ryan Little, Ryan Andersen; all have been edited for length.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Suzanne Hogan is contributing announcer, producer and reporter for KCUR 89.3. She also hosts and produces the podcast, A People’s History of Kansas City. Reach her at suzanne@kcur.org