As Henry Higgins put it about the English, "An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him! The moment he talks, he makes some other Englishman despise him." Of course, what's true of the English is also true of people in most parts of the world. Even if the way a person speaks doesn't make others despise them, it certainly makes people judge them. Often these judgments - beyond guessing where the speaker is from - are wildly inaccurate and off-base. Not everyone with a Texan drawl is a cowboy who loves steak and guns. Not everyone with a Valley Girl twang is a ditzy stoner who only cares about fashion. Not everyone who sounds like Alan Rickman is a movie villain (though let's be honest, most of them are).
However, sometimes some accents simply seem to suit a particular sort of person. A sexy French accent is great for seduction. An Italian accent is a fabulous one for expressing a love of the finer things in life. According to advertisers, a soft Scottish accent is apparently rated the most trustworthy, meaning it's the ideal one to have if you're planning to lie to everyone.
What accent might your personality best suit? Let's find out!
How friendly are you at parties?
Do people misunderstand you?
Are you sporty?
Do you like most people?
What sort of weather do you like?
You have an unexpected evening off. What do you do?
Can you lie without blinking?
Do you secretly admire villains?
Are you well-traveled?
Do you consider yourself a tough person?
How loyal are you?
Do you have a sunny personality?
Do you like a little gentle teasing?
Have you ever been in a fight?
How classy are you?
Have you ever taken terrible revenge on someone?
Do you usually tell it like you see it?
How often do you get drunk?
How flirty are you?
What role would you have in a movie?
How loud are you?
What do you like to read for pleasure?
Do you sometimes let people push you around a little?
What sort of culture do you like?
Do you like judging other people?
What drink do you like?
What activity is your idea of a great date?
How important it is to you that people like you?
Do you like being the center of attention?
Can you say it all with a raised eyebrow?
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