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The BEST American accent

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

  1. jenn

    jenn New Member

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    not everyone's is thick, but it is really fun to watch a group together get into it, you often haven't got a sweet clue as to what is being said.
     
  2. Robert

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    Charleston, SC. A soft version of the Southern Accent.
     
  3. honeydevil

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    man, you guys have a problem... i'm happy when i understand what people say, but to be honest i like the Australien accent... that kinda sweet..
     
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    Omg No! :(
     
  6. Robert

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    It's not my problem, honeydevil. Besides, the Australien accent isn't an American accent.
     
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    I like Virginia accents ;)
     
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    There are so many transplants in Virginia, it's hard to find someone that actually has one.
     
  9. Jenem

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    my favorite American accent (for a male) is southern. specifically, Matthew McConaughey's texan. i get weak in the knees. maybe it's just him
     
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    You got a problem with the way I talk?! :mad:

    My friend is currently in town from home, and my accent went from being barely perceptable to holy-mother-of-God-people-are-staring-at-me. It's amusing how quickly it changes depending on who I'm talking to.
     
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    No, we dont' all say that. I saw it a lot when I was down south for vacation. An even more annoying version is "Ya'll know". I just can't get into southern accents. Sounds like rocks in the mouth to me.
     
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    Rocks in the mouth? I've never heard that before, but Y'all is the best word ever. I don't remember many folks in the south saying "you know" I always thought that was, like you know, a valley girl thing.
     
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    There is a lot of difference between a Southern accent and a Texas drawl. I have always thought of the Texas drawl to be more "country" than "southern". I have also thought some (maybe much) of the southern belle thing is put on. I still think it's sexy, though! As I said earlier, I also like the west texas accent, and Mr. McConaughey is dreamy! :D
     
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    And there are actually several different "dialects" of the Virginia accent. If you get down near Norfolk, the folks there talk very differently than the more countrified lazy speak of Farmville. And different from both of them is the amusing "Chesapeake Bay" accent, wherein "Saturday" becomes "Sairdey"...
     
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    True, accents are different in the south depending on were you live and such, my father's family was french so we used a lot french words, the adults used french often, although I still don't speak french I know quite a few single words. We have less of a drawl and many northerners don't notice my accent, unless I've had a few drinks or as Leckert said I'm purposely using my accent, which I do with some of our friends that really like it.
     
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    My dad used to say that to sound like an Upstate New Yorker, you have to pretend your holding a little bit of water in the bottom of your mouth.
     
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    i like them all, provided they're not over emphasized. Matt McC's is just my favorite.
     
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    Not at all! It's only that it's not a sexy accent! Can't win em all :D
     
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    Gah... guess I'll have to go to plan B in order to seduce the bouncing blue bunny. ;)
     
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    I'm quite fond of Minnesota accents. :p
     

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