Who hasn’t fallen for the charm of a foreigner with a bewitching accent? The website Onepoll.com decided to investigate which is the sexiest accent on the planet. On a panel of 5000 respondents, the answer seems to be unanimous: the Irish accent would be the sexiest in the world! A conclusion that made the Irish proud!
But where does the success of the Irish accent come from? The Irish accent has even managed to dethrone the behemoths of the genre, such as the Italian accent, which is known throughout the world for thrilling the crowds, or the French accent!
According to the panel of interviewees, the Irish accent has above all conquered hearts thanks to Hollywood stars. Starting with Colin Farrell, a pure Irishman who would have contributed to put the Irish accent on the front of the stage. But he would not be the only one! Liam Neeson, Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson and Cillian Murphy are also responsible for this success!
Regarding the ranking, Ireland came just ahead of Italy, while Scotland managed to climb to 3rd place on the podium.
The news is less positive for the United States, with the American accent ranking 10th among the sexiest accents.
Here is a small overview of the top accents in the world: