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So I just subscribed to this artist on YouTube, Clint Cearley. He'd sounded North American enough until he said words ending in -ing (which sounds like "-eeng"), and accurate (which sounds like "accoorate" which isn't found in the Longman Pronunciation Dictionary). I couldn't find anything about his birthplace, not in any of his accounts on Instagram or DeviantArt or ArtStation.

Is there a place in North America where accurate is pronounced "accoorate"? Or is it just an individual anomaly (like, for example, James Rolfe on Cinemassacre who deliberately pronounces review and bury differently as "REE-view" and "BURRy").

This is a video in which he said "accoorate": https://youtu.be/9LX_MgezcK8?t=210

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    There is nothing about his speech that suggests anything but North American,(probably inland Southern US) to me.In an age of mass communication, it will be VERY difficult to pinpoint an exact origin of his speech. – J. Taylor Oct 27 '17 at 19:26
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    Pronouncing "ing" as "eeng" (or something that sounds more like "eeng" than "ihng", anyway) is a fairly well-established feature of some North American accents; it's common enough that some people who do it even have the impression that most American English speakers use this pronunciation, although I don't think this impression is correct. See the following question and linked posts: Why is /ɪŋk/ used with “ink” words when the actual pronunciation is /ijŋk/? – sumelic Oct 27 '17 at 19:41

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