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The hottest accent in the world is ...

Blimely! Anglophiles were right all along.

In a new poll from Time Out magazine, Brits come out as having the sexiest accents in the world. (To be fair, the magazine originated in London!)

The sexiest accent in the world is ...

February 10, 2015 00:53

The poll was distributed to readers in 24 cities including London, Paris, Chicago, Los Angeles, Beijing and Kuala Lumpur. Of the 11,000 respondents surveyed, 27 percent said the British "have the most up-to-date accents in the world".

So who was almost as sexy as the British? Sorry, but the gap between number 1 and the rest of the pack was quite a long one. The American accents came in second with 8.7 percent of the vote - just below Irish accents, which came in third with 8.1 percent of the vote.

Here is the list:

  1. British (27 percent)
  2. Americans (8.7 percent)
  3. Irish (8.1 percent)
  4. Australians (8 percent)
  5. French (7.7 percent)
  6. Italian (6 percent)
  7. Spanish (4.9 percent)
  8. Scottish (4.7 percent)
  9. Latin American (4.1 percent)
  10. Scandinavian (3.3 percent)

Of course, the most pleasant of all voices is probably the sound of your own loved one, whatever their accent.

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