Sayin’ “Sir” and “Ma’am” might be gettin’ you a little more action now, playa’! Southerners take a lot of crap from the rest of the country over their accents: hearing that it sounds dumb, or backwards, or redneck… but you can add “dead sexy” to that list now, ya’ll.
The dating site Cupid.com wanted to find out what the sexiest accent in America is, and the people say it’s Southern, Ma’am. In fact, over 36 percent of people said Southern is the sexiest. The next closest, a New York accent, didn’t even get half that many votes. And to split it by sex, more men preferred hearing women with a Southern accent than women liked men with one.
Our Man on the Edge, Robert Wilder, likes ’em both the same. But what is it about the Southern accent that makes it so sexy?