Whether it's the rich purr of a posh British voice or an American Southern drawl, the sexiest accents vary from person to person and place to place. What Americans might find less-than-desirable certain folks go wild for — or vice versa. But according to a new survey by the dating site Miss Travel, there are a few choice accents that currently top our lists for pure aural sex.
Like many Yankee women, I find British accents irresistible. Rough or polished, indecipherable or completely clear, I love 'em all. As you can imagine, traveling throughout the UK is a total feast for the ears, as everyone from grocery clerks to the woman who voices the Tube's public service announcements make me weak in the knees.
Conversely, there are Brits who find American accents incredibly pleasurable. According to a survey of 1,000 folks across the pond, Morgan Freeman is their #1 smooth operator, followed closely by Dolly Parton. As with my own British accent tastes which vary wildly in style and region, it seems Brits also have little care for where their favorite American accent comes from — just that it differs from their own.
Here are five facts about how we rank attractiveness via accents: