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The BEST American accent

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by novella, Aug 19, 2005.

  1. Ronny

    Ronny Well-Known Member

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    I still say Y'all, fixin to, necked instead of naked, and there's a few more that people catch me on from time to time. I plan on moving back to south as soon as possible and picking up my accent again.
     
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    My mom was born and raised in the Greenville/Spartenburg area of South Carolina. I love that accent, and miss it terribly.

    I guess I understand a bit of where your mom was coming from, but I don't have to like it... ;)
     
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    The Texan accent really makes me angry. Wonder why.

    My favorite British accents are Edinburgh Scot and Newcastle Geordie.
     
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    I love the (not sure how to spell it, pronounced skow-ser) Scoucer accent. Just don't stand too close to the speaker ;) The Welsh accent is also gorgeous. The Scottish accent is fun, but working in Aberdeen was like trying to overcome a language barrier. We had one fellow from Perth in the company who was nigh-on completely incomprehensible. I needed a translator for him!
     
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    i hear ya....i lived in new york for a year, then moved to new england.....it's funny how americans make fun of canadian accents
     
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    The Bowaston accent hands-down :D

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    Yes, the midwest is widely known as the *best*(i.e.-no regional accent) area of the U.S. This is a major reason why a lot of telemarketing firms have located here, though some companies have relocated elsewhere trading in perfect english for lower wages. With that being said, I'd have to say that I prefer the east coast "Jersey" accent. Think Sylvester Stallone speaking without marbles in his mouth. :D
     
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    Americans should be seen, but not heard...At a push, i'm gonna stump for the Nu Yawk accent because of it's speed and general hilarity.
     
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    I think it is impossible to accurately phoneticize, but it kind of sounds like a drunk Kennedy with mashed potatoes in his mouth.

    (Edit: I reread this and realized I was being redundant. Could have just said "Kennedy")
     
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    ??????? :rolleyes:
     
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    I love the Southen Accent! It's great. I could listen for hours! It's even more sexy than French :D
     
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    :D my accent is a mix of these two.
     
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    Although Boston accents are great, I'm gonna have to say mine is better. I grew up in SE Massachusetts, right on the Rhode Island line. Our accent is a cross between Boston and NYC (because of the steam trade routes). It's SOOO much bedda! We drop all the Rs like Bostonians do, but put a little more attitude into it like New Yorkers. Plus we don't say stupid shit like Cuber.
     
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    You got a problem with that eh?
     
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    i like the colombian and the venezuelan accents :D
     
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    i might.......... :p
     
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    When I listen to Americans talking they always seem to say "Ya know". Does all or most americans say this?
     
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    well there is no accent similar in canada, i quote margie all the time. kook is right, the absolute best accent is from newfoundland. gold!!!
     
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    i know people from newfoundland but never noticed anything special about the accent, must pay attention next time
     
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    It got to be the deep south i love that accent :)
     

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