Accents http://wfae.org en 'Cupid' Ranks Southern Drawl Most Attractive in North America http://wfae.org/post/cupid-ranks-southern-drawl-most-attractive-north-america <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Turns out the “lilting twang of the South” is the most attractive accent in North America, according to a “study” by Cupid.com. From their <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfae/files/201310/Cupid_Accents_Press_Release_-_North_Carolina.pdf" target="_blank">press release</a>:</span></p><blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When it comes to romance, most of us dream of long lazy days in the sun, epic sunsets and, ahem, rolls in the hay.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 04:40:30 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 37668 at http://wfae.org 'Cupid' Ranks Southern Drawl Most Attractive in North America What's The Charlotte Accent? http://wfae.org/post/clt-accent-project <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you "talk," &nbsp;do you say "</span>tawk<span style="line-height: 1.5;">" or "tock?" What does it mean to have a Charlotte accent? If you were born in the Charlotte region (or even if you’re a newcomer like me), we want to know what you sound like.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So we've started a new project to collect your voices called The&nbsp;Charlotte Accent Project. We'll publish your recordings and photos on the radio as well as our web site, <a href="http://wfae907.tumblr.com" target="_blank">Tumblr</a>&nbsp;blog</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, <a href="http://facebook.com/wfae907" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/wfae" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:14:00 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 25554 at http://wfae.org What's The Charlotte Accent?