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Top Ten Accents

Irish (8.1 Percent)
Irish (8.1 Percent)

American accents hit No. 2, with 8.7 percent of the vote — just shy of Irish accents, which ranked third with 8.1 percent of the vote. Brad Pitt, who apparently could increase his sex appeal with a British accent.

source: today.com
Australian (8 Percent)
Australian (8 Percent)

The Australian urban middle-class accent, which would be classified as General, is quite a neutral and understated accent, and in its purest form, not unpleasant to listen to. Many middle-class Australians also have a tendency to speak in a slight drawl which further softens the accent.

French (7.7 Percent)
French (7.7 Percent)

4. La cédille: In French, the cedilla is a little tail under the letter c: ç. It’s used to give the c an s sound instead of a hard k sound—for example: garçon (gahr-sohn, meaning boy) français (frahn-say, meaning the French language) 5. Le tréma: The tréma looks like two dots above a letter.

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Italian (6 Percent)
Italian (6 Percent)

Italian Orthographic Accent This part is not really fundamental for a beginner, who might want to skip it. However, some readers may have noticed that in most cases the accented vowels bear a grave accent, i.e. slanted leftwards (perciò, sarà), while a few others are slanted in the opposite direction (perché).

Spanish (4.9 Percent)
Spanish (4.9 Percent)

The Global Dating Survey asked more than 11,000 people in 24 cities across the world to list "hot" accents other than their own. Here's the top 10 (shown with percentage of people who listed it as attractive): 1. British - 27 2. American – 8.7 3. Irish – 8.1 4. Australian - 8 5. French – 7.7 6. Italian – 6 7. Spanish – 4.9 8. Scottish – 4.7 9.

source: indy100.com
Scottish (4.7 Percent)
Scottish (4.7 Percent)

Scottish (4.7 percent) Latin American (4.1 percent) Scandinavian (3.3 percent) Colin Farrell's Irish accent would carry him far, but not as far as Americans or the Brits. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP/Getty Images. Of course, the most pleasing voice of all is likely the sound of your own loved one, whatever their accent may be.

source: today.com
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Latin American (4.1 Percent)
Latin American (4.1 Percent)

Spanish (4.9 percent) Scottish (4.7 percent) Latin American (4.1 percent) Scandinavian (3.3 percent) Colin Farrell's Irish accent would carry him far, but not as far as Americans or the Brits. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP/Getty Images. Of course, the most pleasing voice of all is likely the sound of your own loved one, whatever their accent may be.

source: today.com
Scandinavian (3.3 Percent)
Scandinavian (3.3 Percent)

Spanish (4.9 percent) Scottish (4.7 percent) Latin American (4.1 percent) Scandinavian (3.3 percent) Colin Farrell's Irish accent would carry him far, but not as far as Americans or the Brits. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP/Getty Images. Of course, the most pleasing voice of all is likely the sound of your own loved one, whatever their accent may be.

source: today.com

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