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Old 11-02-2012, 06:50 PM   #26
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Well, I have to admit, that was a fairly broad generalisation. Some British accents are really nice to listen to, and some American accents, like the Hillbilly...ugh.

I dont think you can go wrong with British accents. Even the scumbag Guy Ritchie movie accents are kinda cool. Come to think of it, the only accent I dont like is the American North Eastern accent. Boston, Philly, etc, although I find the Kennedy/Massachusetts accent kinda interesting.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:50 PM   #27
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What's that accent they use in Snatch?
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:56 PM   #28
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for girls, British sounds sexy! guys, well... for lack of better word... gay...
agree but the girl has to be visually appealing cause it gets equally annoying after a while without the distraction.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:56 PM   #29
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I dont think you can go wrong with British accents. Even the scumbag Guy Ritchie movie accents are kinda cool. Come to think of it, the only accent I dont like is the American North Eastern accent. Boston, Philly, etc, although I find the Kennedy/Massachusetts accent kinda interesting.
The Northern, Yorkshire kind of accent just screams "stupid asshole" to me. Don't really know why. And I'm sure there are a lot of intelligent people with that accent.

Don't really mind North Eastern. Like California best though.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:14 PM   #30
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america by far, specifically the midwest

it is the most pure form of english imho, and most easy for other english dialect speakers to understand

because it is perfection
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:36 PM   #31
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That's probably my favorite too. Some South African accents are good as well, although I can't stand Lara Logan. The most annoying British accent is the one that wanker Richard Quest has.
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Old 11-03-2012, 01:21 AM   #32
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although I find the Kennedy/Massachusetts accent kinda interesting.
I cringe every time I hear that JFK "moon speech" wherein he pronounces decade as decayed, which is all too frequently.
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Slav accent is best accent.
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:31 AM   #34
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Bond's British accent, not Russell Brand.

American's north east, not the South.
The entire new England area has disgusting accents. Boston, New York, Jersey... awful
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:40 AM   #35
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I prefer the West Coast (California/BC) American accent. East Coast sounds too nasally.

British accents just sound bad. They are too difficult to understand. You know it's bad when the average Brit can understand the average American but not vice-versa. They mumble too many words and mash them all together. They do not enunciate.
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Why, and what is RMB?
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I think American accents sound more fun
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I cringe every time I hear that JFK "moon speech" wherein he pronounces decade as decayed, which is all too frequently.
Maybe it's because I always think of JFK and the Mayor in the Simpsons, but its very distinctive, and something I don't hear everyday. I think the shark hunter in Jaws had the same accent.
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Old 11-03-2012, 11:16 AM   #39
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Old 11-03-2012, 11:29 AM   #40
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Well, I have to admit, that was a fairly broad generalisation. Some British accents are really nice to listen to, and some American accents, like the Hillbilly...ugh.
Sums it up pretty well. Both countries have 'good' accents and god awful ones.
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america by far, specifically the midwest

it is the most pure form of english imho, and most easy for other english dialect speakers to understand

because it is perfection
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:27 AM   #42
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A British accent automatically makes you sound 20x more intelligent. Something about them makes it sound like you know everything about everything.
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lived in uk for a year. british accent annoyed me after about half a year there...
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I hate English accent it's by far the most annoying after Indian accent.

Anyone ever noticed that there is no English accent when they sing?

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Aussie accent please. If you want to limit it from the Isles though, Irish thanks.
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I love me some Southern drawl, especially on a southern babe.


Generally, though, the best American accent is THE American accent: Mid-west. You know it as the media accent, the neutral actor accent, etc. Anything else is a deviation from the norm. We are the norm.
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British is better sounding, and they also very distinct in how they speak. But, some things they use very unique words for that we don't use. For examples:

Loo ... bathroom
Flat ... apartment
Mains .. ac power service
Tubes .. subway
Pub ... bar

And several others I can't think of offhand. But the accent does sound better.
And...

Rootie tootie point and shootie ... Firearm
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I've spoken to many many MANY Americans and English folk

I prefer neither, I rather listen to a Swede speak english because it's so clean!
Except they are all taught the queen's english and have a subtle british accent. I have corrupted many a swede to the midwestern us accent.
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