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January 23, 2006

British English is the Sexiest

A poll conducted by eigoTown.com in December found that British English was considered the sexiest English accent group. Over 2,000 Japanese eigoTown users participated in the poll and 50% chose British English accents, next were US accents with 17%, followed by Ireland with 13% and Canada with 12%. Australia and New Zealand came in last with 6 and 5% respectively.

The accents of Tony Blair and Hugh Grant were considered very sexy and Harry Potter helped Britain to victory with the accents of the various cast members doing their magic.

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