Best accent of the English language ?

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Re: Best accent of the English language ?

Postby Babbsagg » 2017-04-08, 7:36

1. Scottish
2. AAVE
3. Yorkshire
4. BBC
5. Brummie
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Re: Best accent of the English language ?

Postby Multiturquoise » 2018-04-16, 20:51

My favourite British accent is the one in which Lily Allen and Kate Nash sings.
My favourite North American accent is the one in which Britt Nicole sings (she's from NC).
Aussie and Kiwi are always my faves.

And my least favourite North American accent is the Californian one.
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Re: Best accent of the English language ?

Postby linguoboy » 2018-04-16, 20:56

Multiturquoise wrote:My favourite British accent is the one in which Lily Allen and Kate Nash sings.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mockney

Multiturquoise wrote:My favourite North American accent is the one in which Britt Nicole sings (she's from NC).

Not familiar with Britt Nicole, but I imagine she sounds something like me. At least, when I take those various "match your accent" tests, they tend to place me in the Research Triangle of North Carolina, which is a bit east of her stomping grounds.

Multiturquoise wrote:And my least favourite North American accent is the Californian one.

Which California one?

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Re: Best accent of the English language ?

Postby IpseDixit » 2018-04-17, 0:37

I guess I'm pretty basic in this respect: I really like General American. Although I'm pretty sure there are very many American accents that I've never heard in my life since I don't live in the US and there doesn't seem to be a wide variety of accents in the media (or at least the ones I watch).


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