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Most Attractive Accent

Postby ChinaCat » Thu Oct 24, 2013 20:06

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Good morning, y'all. I'm David Greene, with some poll results. The dating site Cupid.com has released a survey rating regional accents. Most attractive accent in North America: The Southern Drawl. And if you can't quite pull that off, your best bet is to get a coffee in New York. That accent came in second. New Jersey and Boston rounded up the top 5, along with the Western accent.

To me, the glaring omission: Yinz in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Budgerigar » Thu Oct 24, 2013 22:11

Least attractive accent: Boston

"Whez Meery? Weh goin' t' th' pahty. But fuest we gotta go t' th' pehky [= liquor store]," etc. Irritating in a male and repulsive in a woman (IMO).

Most attractive accent: Ireland, especially in the north.

Sexy in a woman and strong in a man.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Elegua » Thu Oct 24, 2013 22:32

Whatever accent Ygritte has. :thumbsup:
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Budgerigar » Thu Oct 24, 2013 22:35

Oh and Brazilian accents can be sexy, too.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby ChinaCat » Thu Oct 24, 2013 23:16

I like most southern (US) accents, especially Alabama and Georgia. But, I also like the Beijing accent when spoken softly by a pretty Beijing gal. Irish is nice, too.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Tempo Gain » Thu Oct 24, 2013 23:49

ChinaCat wrote:I also like the Beijing accent when spoken softly by a pretty Beijing gal. Irish is nice, too.


Any accent when spoken softly by a pretty gal, sounds pretty good.

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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Elegua » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:18

ChinaCat wrote:I like most southern (US) accents, especially Alabama and Georgia. But, I also like the Beijing accent when spoken softly by a pretty Beijing gal. Irish is nice, too.



Please call me when you find a girl from Beijing that speaks softly.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby ChinaCat » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:47

Elegua wrote:Please call me when you find a girl from Beijing that speaks softly.


:lol:

I've seen them! Well, I've seen one, and she was wicked sexy... chipao-wearing, soft-speaking... Mmmm.... :lovestruck:
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Toad » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:03

Most Scottish accents are nice (with the possible exception of Glaswegian). I just wish I could understand what they were saying.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Elegua » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:13

Toad wrote:Most Scottish accents are nice (with the possible exception of Glaswegian). I just wish I could understand what they were saying.


That's why it sounds nice. You know, like those songs that sound so good until you get a translation of the dribble the lyrics really are.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby divea » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:54

Sometimes, not always. But sometimes, the Germans speaking English is fascinating!! I like it. Sometimes Germans like garble up stuff and it's hard to decipher what they're saying but when they are clear, precise and if they're guys with piercing serious blue eyes (not hard to find)and they make eye contact and talk, like slowly..............really attractive.

I mean it may be TMI but you asked.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby sandman » Fri Oct 25, 2013 13:40

divea wrote:Sometimes, not always. But sometimes, the Germans speaking English is fascinating!! I like it. Sometimes Germans like garble up stuff and it's hard to decipher what they're saying but when they are clear, precise and if they're guys with piercing serious blue eyes (not hard to find)and they make eye contact and talk, like slowly..............really attractive.

I mean it may be TMI but you asked.

I like the sound of Germans speaking English, too. Dunno why. Actually, I like the sound of most people. As long as they're saying nice things about me.
About the only accent I cannot stomach is the English home counties. But that said, if one was saying something like: "Ohhh! Yahhh! Thet feels SO good, you dirty Scotch MONSTAHH! AHHHHH! AHHHHH!" Then I could probably bear it.



For a little while, at least.

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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Corns » Mon Oct 28, 2013 05:46

sandman wrote:About the only accent I cannot stomach is the English home counties.


Those are the only civilized accents on the isle! :lol: I once dated a woman from the North and I just couldn't get over her nasty Mancunian dialect. Very, very rough and uncouth. The only accent that is worse is Australian (which is a convict accent as far as I'm concerned).

sandman wrote: But that said, if one was saying something like: "Ohhh! Yahhh! Thet feels SO good, you dirty Scotch MONSTAHH! AHHHHH! AHHHHH!" Then I could probably bear it.


What she was probably saying was "It's even smaller than a fried Mars Bar!" :lol: :wink:
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Hannibal » Mon Oct 28, 2013 08:48


Woody does it for me.
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Re: Most Attractive Accent

Postby Lili » Mon Oct 28, 2013 22:09

Anything spoken by a beatle nut-filled mouth
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