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    Australian and rough southern english accents often sound Gamma to me for some reason



    Minnesotans and Canadians sound delta/alpha

    Scots sound beta
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    Southern US accents make the speaker sound stupid to me, but my opinion is based on my mother's prejudices, of which she had many.

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    Posh British accents make the speaker sound like a God on Earth, in my opinion, but watching British politics has completely dissuaded me from that prejudice.

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    South Asian (Indian) accents make me think that I've just discovered a great accountant.

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    Canadian accents make me think that the speaker is a human Teddy Bear.

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    Yes, I'm from the South and I still think people with the accent sound stupid. Other accents influence my perception of people in subtle ways that are difficult to quickly pin down.

    Like people from Minnesota always sound naive and happy.

    I heard a guy pronounce the word request like reqwaest and I wanted to strangle him.

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    Without a doubt.

    Southern sounds less intelligent and English sounds more. French sounds fancy and pretentious. Snobby. Spanish reminds me of partying- on the beach, darkish skin, sweat, laughing, and margaritas lol
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    Uh, I honestly don't know how an accent affects how I view a person or their type. However, I think culture can change the way we communicate. So for example someone could seem more Fe depending on the culture (Brazil, Italy, Ghana).

    I live in the midwest, we aren't very expressive typically. Communication is more subdued in my opinion.

    The southern accent is fine, I don't see it as stupid. Midwest and Southern accent is fine with me and I feel more comfortable talking to them. Canadians seem so close to the midwest culturally that I feel the same way with them too.

    East coast accents seem almost foreign to me.

    I don't like posh British accents lol sorry. I feel the same with refined American accents, where they enunciate every part of the word.

    There are some cultures that are very stratified. This clashes with my own. I've worked with people from other countries and even other parts of my own country where they expect a certain level of respect and treatment depending on their social status or position in the company. In my opinion, these people need to be brought back down to earth.

    Oh, I'm sorry there is one accent I absolutely hate. It's the Boston accent. I know it's not fair.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eudaimonia View Post
    Uh, I honestly don't know how an accent affects how I view a person or their type. However, I think culture can change the way we communicate. So for example someone could seem more Fe depending on the culture (Brazil, Italy, Ghana).

    I live in the midwest, we aren't very expressive typically. Communication is more subdued in my opinion.

    The southern accent is fine, I don't see it as stupid. Midwest and Southern accent is fine with me and I feel more comfortable talking to them. Canadians seem so close to the midwest culturally that I feel the same way with them too.

    East coast accents seem almost foreign to me.

    I don't like posh British accents lol sorry. I feel the same with refined American accents, where they enunciate every part of the word.

    There are some cultures that are very stratified. This clashes with my own. I've worked with people from other countries and even other parts of my own country where they expect a certain level of respect and treatment depending on their social status or position in the company. In my opinion, these people need to be brought back down to earth.

    Oh, I'm sorry there is one accent I absolutely hate. It's the Boston accent. I know it's not fair.
    I thought you were from France?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Ave View Post
    I thought you were from France?

    Oh no lol, that was a running joke a while back. I live in the US, sorry.


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