So I looked up why accents are attractive after writing out all of the previous paragraphs and found an interesting theory backed by a sociolinguist. There is some association about France and Paris or Italy as being kind of romantic places, Nguyen says. If The Wire didn't use local accents, I doubt it would feel as real and I'm glad they made that choice, even if I had to replay a lot of the dialogue! Probably because it all links back to history since America has a short history. I've also come across them liking the New Zealand, Austrailain, and French accent. The second way to exploit it was as follows; when a friend had some food, and I wanted some of that food, I would just explain to them how we don't have said food in England and every time they will offer it to you. Lots of American girls want to be a princess when we grow up. That blend of familiarity and foreignness is part of what attracted Jacklyn Collier, a Solo-ish contributor and actor in New York, to her boyfriend, Alex, who is British.
Great Britain is the land of Princesses and Queens. You don't have an American accent. Literally the first answer she gives to Clarkson, I knew I had to hear more of her accent. I'm British and I absolutely guarantee that these posters aren't talking about my accent. You gave us Princess Diana and Elton John! DooWaDitty How you guys say Iraq as Ayeraq.
A few syllables of our vocal chocolate evokes mystery and seduction. Those just tend to get lost in the media. There is no such thing as a British accent. At parties I was likened to Harry Potter and asked to say phrases like you're a wizard Harry. It comes across as sophisticated and exotic which is very attractive to many American men.
I only know Scottish, Irish which sounds a bit like Scottish to me, but is much less understandable , British, and Cockney which we know is more of a joke than anything. And what is it, Norfolk or someplace that is half Scandinavian and hardly understandable? It is difficult to approach these questions, as preferences often vary; no one accent is universally pleasing after all. I find the game very addicting. However, if I were to hypothesize: H 1: Accents are good indicators of genetic disparity, appealing to our instinctual drive to diversify the gene pool. Step two: pick out a flattering filter.
It would seem that social reasoning has eclipsed scientific reasoning in this instance. I think process would be far more affective than a voice recording. There's not a lot of examples of Dundonian speech online but I found I wouldn't expect you to be able narrow British accents down to particular cities any more than I could narrow American accents down to particular states but does that example really kinda sound the same to you as the way the Queen speaks? That you only know it from exaggerated Cockney accents? It's the hottest accent I've ever heard. Asian accents are the least attractive cause they sound like they are yelling at you. Page 1 of 1 Just curious, but it seems alot of american women love a guy with an accent, especially British ones. I've lived in Great Britain and you sound mysterious, intriguing and very intelligent which is very sexy. Now pardon me, I feel an urge to drink Earl Grey and watch Skyfall.
I can also kind of tell the difference between high-class and trashy british based on how lazy if that makes sense the speaker sounds, but that's about it. Something about this discovery, and how proper read pretentious they sound all the time really annoys me. There are a few things that grind on our nerves though. Another reason why some Americans love British accents, is because to American ears, these accents tend to be theatrical or entertaining in either a neutral but interesting or positive way. There are some exceptions though - King of the Hill did seem very Texan, so much so that I doubt I got all of the humour. Seriously, what the hell kind of verb is that? She's into French, Italian, Brazilian, Argentinian, and Scottish accents.
Separating this accent out from the typical American accent is probably a personal thing. I know it's very common in America and I know you don't mean any harm by it but it's really starting to upset me now. I once used to know this guy right, and he went to California right, and then one day right, this women just gave him a blowjob in the street because he was wearing an England rugby shirt. Iwantalion After spending a few months in the States last year, I apparently arrived home with one variation to my language: e. He was charming, smart and worldly; he just seemed different from the guys I usually met on dating apps.
If you've not yet found that special person from across the pond, don't panic. As for different class and regional accents, that requires a level of detail, curiosity and sophistication most Americans aren't capable of. Women sometimes critize me bc my voice sounds too young + my hispanic accent makes it way worse. I'm not having a go at any of the posters on this thread and I don't expect to change anyone's minds on this matter but I would ask how you would feel if every week you had this conversation: Poster: I love the American accent! When I hear a New York accent, I immediately think of someone tough, loud, probably punches faces in when mad, the mafia, etc. If you've ever played Dead Space, the female voice actress they found to do the voice of the Ishimura's computer has the worst British accent ever, is so bad it's actually quite funny, if youv'e got it check it out WrenchNinja said: HandsomeDead said: 'The British accent'? For me, the appeal is that they remind me of things, like traveling abroad and supermodels. It's blindingly obvious: British accents are so sexy because we British folk are inherently a very sexy bunch of people.
They think it's cute, they think it's different. Devoid of an array of sports and instruments, I realised I was nowhere near as talented. With 759,000 British people living in America and 64,000 Americans living in London alone, you probably cross paths with them every day. Accents contribute, in many cases, to attraction. Yep, east coast of Scotland - well spotted : I agree that many Americans confuse British and English but I never know how to deal with it. Margot, my French amie, says American guys like her accent because it makes her seem adorably naïve.
Haha, I understand completely where you are coming from, but that's how an average American will describe each accent if they don't say English accent. Simply opening their mouth and walking towards you can mean that from a scouser. May 17, 2018 About a year ago, I went on a first date that had me smitten. Throw in a foreign language and different thought processes and I probably won't get any work done for a week! Well, I've never met the Queen, but I imagine she's not Scottish. So many villains have British accents in American movies: Die Hard, Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, all the bad guys in Star Wars except Darth Vader.