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Posted on 05/15/2019 3:49:23 AM PDT by C19fan
From a southern drawl to a Boston twang, there is no shortage of accents in the United States of America. But no accent is alike - and neither is their sex appeal. Now a new survey has ranked the sexiest and least sexiest accents in America, revealing whether the country prefers the sounds of Mark Wahlberg or the Jersey Shore cast. While Texas and Boston reigned supreme, the likes of Snooki and The Situation would be sad to learn that New Jersey accents ranked almost dead last in the survey by Big 7 Travel.
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Sorta like our AWSTUN
How about THEM apples.
Try with something you have not read prior or know what it is about.
Strangely enough, "Boston" accents are going the way of the dodo.
I'm a lifelong Merrimack Valley resident, and kids growing up these days no longer speak like I do. We have way too many blow-ins to sustain our beautiful, natural way of speaking the English language.
After reading your comments on this thread, I'm not shocked to learn you're a limp dick.
A soldier from Boston was upset. “I can’t find my khakis.”
“What are you talking about?” asked his friend. “You’re wearing them!”
“NO, my KAHKIS. I’ve got to drive in to the office today and I can’t find my keys anywhere.”
Where does the Chicago accent fit in? I’m going to see my neighbor Pyat. She’s out of town, and I’m taking care of her cyat. She has no fyehmly. Wanna go with?
Im from North Florida aka the heart of Dixie. Ive lived in Georgia, Arkansas and North Carolina. Yes, there are some differences - for example Tidewater Virginia sounds different from Appalachian which is different from Cajun and all of those are a bit different from what Id simply call a standard Southern accent. That said......differences between Georgia and South Carolina or Alabama and Mississippi? Not really.
Similar deal in the Midwest. I can hear rural Minnesota and maybe slightly Wisconsin. But Iowa from Illinois or Ohio from Indiana? Not really.
The Kennedy’s ruined that accent for me years ago. Those people “er”’d for “a” and “a”’d” for “er” almost daily, from Joe the Elda through Ted, and even now one of the litter will steal a mic&camera and try to be relevant.
On the other hand Texas has its own problems with voices speaking that make my skin crawl. George W. comes to mind QUICKLY. Not that his accent is inherently bad. It’s his presidency that is insufferable. His voice only reminds me of those UNFORTUNATE years
Southern accents sound like ebonics. Boston accents sound rude. New england in general sounds elitist and evokes images of John Kerry
I love the way they talk in the ‘burgh. People sometimes ask me if I’m from the Midwest. I ask them how they can tell. They say “your accent.” They give me this funny look when I tell them Midwesterners don’t have accents.
Long Island came last? I wonder which Long Island accent? The Brooklyn Jew accent of “the Nanny” (”Lwawn Goylnd”), the Sicilian-American accent that has the most Long Island speakers, or the Gardiner’s accent that actually is from Long Island.
Also, which Boston accent? The Boston Brahmin accent of the Kennedys? The Blue-blood accent? The coastal Massachusetts accent of Norm Peterson? Or the Southie accent?
These aren’t even vaguely similar accents. Hell, the Nanny and the Gardiners don’t even speak the same dialect!
> I love the way they talk in the burgh. <
A short video you might enjoy.
The old and now lamentably extinct New England Yankee accent (Calvin Coolidge, Titus Moody, Farmer Smurf) was the most beautiful accent in the country. So far as I know no one in New England, even in deepest Maine, speaks like that anymore. How New England degenerated from that beauty to its modern day accent I have no idea, though I blame the Irish.
They weren't always. But the New England accent has changed for the worse over the years.
John Kerry was born in Colorado and grew-up in Washington D.C. His only roots to Massachusetts is from the Forbes family during summer vacations.
His accent is Saint Paul’s prep school and Thurston Howl III Yale.
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