Word on the Street: Survey rates New York accent 2nd most attractive in North America

New Yorkers often have a distinguished accent, and a new survey suggests it may be more attractive than they think. According to Cupid.com, the New

Cupid.com says its users rated New York second to the southern drawl.

Cupid.com says its users rated New York second to the southern drawl. (10/23/13)

THE BRONX - New Yorkers often have a distinguished accent, and a new survey suggests it may be more attractive than they think.

According to Cupid.com, the New York accent is the second most attractive in North America, only getting beat out by the southern drawl.

The dating website says 2,000 users took part in the survey, calling the New York talk short, sharp, direct and recognizable.

News 12 asked Bronx residents what they thought of the survey. Many agreed and were proud of their accents, but others leaned in the other direction.  

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 asked Bronx residents about their favorite 1 Word on the Street: Dog breeds
VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station 2 VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station
News 12 is told the unidentified man and 3 2 suspects steal medicine from Bronx Rite Aid
Athena Skeeter agreed to a plea deal. 4 Day care operator gets prison in toddler's death
Union members from 32 BJ SEIU gathered outside 5 Union members rally for release of man detained by ICE

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Hear More: Word on the Street

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Word on the Street segment.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE