Travel information website Big 7 Travel has compiled a list of what people think are the sexiest American accents and “Texas Talk” comes out on top.
Based on the results of a social media survey of nearly two million people, Big 7 says, “Who can resist a slow, Texan drawl? Not us, and not our community, clearly. The typical Texan accent is a ‘Southern accent with a twist,’ with strong ‘r’s and plenty of ‘Howdy’s.'”
Coming in at #2 is the Bostonian accent.
Minnesotan, with the often parodied sound surrounding, “Ya, sure, you betcha,” was #47 on the 50 item list, or not very sexy, apparently.
How about North Dakotan? It gets lumped in with a dozen or so states under the term, “Midwestern,” and that accent ranks at #16.
“The 12 states that make up the Midwest have some of their own unique accents but, generally speaking, the Midwestern accent in say, Iowa and Nebraska, is subtle and sweet,” Big 7 Travel writes on its post. “The words Mary, marry, and merry all rhyme with each other.”
You can view the complete list here.