Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Barefoot Running and the Accent Vlog

It's time for another edition of the Barefoot Running Chronicles. In today's video I take the Vibram FiveFingers for a run on the treadmill and compare it to my experiences running on a treadmill in normal sneakers.

Check it out!




And because I got a couple comments on my last video post about how my accent was different than people expected, I decided I'd jump on the "Accent Vlog" bandwagon and post a fun video showing off my accent.

Can you detect the hints of Philly mixed in the with east coast twang? Matt says my Philly is most noticeable when I'm frustrated or angry, so it might not be super evident in this video.



If you wanted to follow along, here is the list of words/questions for The Accent Vlog: Aunt, Route, Wash, Oil, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, Sure, Data, Ruin, Crayon, Toilet, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Spitting image, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Syrup, Pajamas, Caught

What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house?
What is the bug that when you touch it, it curls into a ball?
What is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
What do you call gym shoes?
What do you say to address a group of people?
What do you call the kind of spider that has an oval-shaped
body and extremely long legs?
What do you call your grandparents?
What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry
groceries at the supermarket?
What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shining?
What is the thing you change the TV channel with?

So do I sound like you expect?

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