Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

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Which accent do you find most attractive when a foreigner is using your native language?

English
2
4%
French
14
27%
Italian
7
13%
Spanish
9
17%
Japanese
6
12%
Russian
7
13%
Chinese
1
2%
Hindi
1
2%
Arabic
1
2%
Norwegian
4
8%
 
Total votes: 52

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Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby rdearman » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:22 am

Please don't vote if you're a Native English speaker!

If you're a non-native English speaker, what accents do you find most attractive when spoken by a non-native. So for example if you're a native French speaker you might find the Italian accent the most attractive.

You can pick up to 3 accents from the list.
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Re: Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby Brun Ugle » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:48 am

Do you mean when they are speaking English or the respondent’s native language? Based on the conversation in your log, I think you meant to ask what people find to be the sexiest accent for non-native speakers of their language, but I found the wording here a little confusing. (I’m not sure I’ve done any better though.)

Edit: OK, the wording in the actual poll is better. I had only read your post. But you didn’t include American. So, we’ll still never know how sexy we are!
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Re: Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby AML » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:59 pm

rdearman wrote:Please don't vote if you're a Native English speaker!

If you're a non-native English speaker, what accents do you find most attractive when spoken by a non-native. So for example if you're a native French speaker you might find the Italian accent the most attractive.

You can pick up to 3 accents from the list.


Is this so you know what accent to pretend to have when hitting the clubs around the world?
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Re: Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby trui » Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:36 pm

I'm a native English speaker, so I can't vote, but why aren't Dutch and German options if Norwegian is?
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Postby tarvos » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:27 pm

Greek maybe
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Postby Mista » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:33 pm

I voted for Spanish, and would also like to vote for Polish
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Re: Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby Nogon » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:37 pm

trui wrote:I'm a native English speaker, so I can't vote, but why aren't Dutch and German options if Norwegian is?


Being a native German speaker, I can't imagine that anyone would opt for a German accent. I like my mothertongue, but "sexy"? No.

As there isn't a Swedish option, I voted for Norwegian. Speakers of both languages have an incredibly cute accent, when speaking German.
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Re: Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby SCMT » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:56 pm

I'm a little confused by the "English" option. Are Brits non-native speakers of American?

But I picked French.
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Re: Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby trui » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:13 pm

Nogon wrote:Being a native German speaker, I can't imagine that anyone would opt for a German accent. I like my mothertongue, but "sexy"? No.

As there isn't a Swedish option, I voted for Norwegian. Speakers of both languages have an incredibly cute accent, when speaking German.


Well, although my vote doesn't count, I find Dutch (bit biased since my fiancé is Dutch!) and German accents quite sexy. ;)

For German, I especially love the w->v.
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Re: Sexiest Accent for Non-native English speaker.

Postby rfnsoares » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:42 pm

I picked Spanish.

Although Portuguese and Spanish are closed in terms of vocabulary, they sound completely different. Besides it's hard to dissociate the language from the gorgeous Latin American women's looking... :oops:

My second choice would be Greek.
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