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Southern accents prove to be most attractive

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Southern accents prove to be most attractive

By Cassie Alsup. CREATED Nov 12, 2013

Who can resist a southern accent? Not many can, according to Cupid.com!

Cupid.com surveyed more than 2,000 people, and 36.5 percent all agreed that a southern drawl was the sweetest. Men overwhelmingly agreed, with 45 percent preferring a southern accent, while only 28 percent of women agreed.

All in all, accents are an important part of initial attraction in a relationship.

"Your date's accent may not seem like a vital detail - especially when meeting someone online - but your subconscious reaction when they speak could make or break a relationship," said Cupid.com in a statement about the survey (via Daily Mail). "It seems that when it comes to love, daters are looking for partners who conform to the gender stereotypes of softly-spoken women and tough-talking men."

The accents with the next highest votes were New York with 16.5 percent, western with 13 percent and New England with 10.5 percent.


Cassie Alsup

Cassie Alsup

Cassie Alsup is a native Knoxvillian and collector of all things nifty. Whether it's a unique recipe, a spoiler about the next episode of "Girls" or a video of a dog dressed up like a construction worker, nothing delights her more than sharing these gems with other people.