Midwest! How do you feel?

The Midwest accent is ranked as one of the top 5 least attractive accents in the world.

Highland Titles compiled a list of the American perspectives of different accents.

"We surveyed 1,000 Americans about their perceptions of different national and foreign accents to find out. For fun, we also used AI to reimagine what popular TV and film characters would sound like with different accents."

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Most Attractive Accents

This is the top 8 most attractive accents, according to Highland Titles.

  1. Australian
  2. Scottish
  3. London
  4. Irish
  5. French
  6. Italian
  7. Welsh
  8. Brummie

Where Does Midwestern Accent Rank?

Unfortunately, the Midwestern accent is ranked in the least attractive accents list. Plus, it is also in the top 3 positions.

  1. New York
  2. Boston
  3. American Midwestern
  4. Canadian
  5. American Southern
  6. Spanish
  7. German
  8. Yorkshire
Highland Titles
Highland Titles

"Science shows that attractiveness is linked to our voice, which might not be good news for New Yorkers, as their accent ranked as the least attractive."

American Midwestern is also listed as the least attractive female and male accents.

Highland Titles
Highland Titles

Luckily, Midwestern accents are a part of the most laid-back accents.

18 Annoying Things that People in the Midwest are Doing

You know those Post-it notes that you used to put up on your mirrors or around your house to remind you of different things. Well, some people in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin could use a whole pile of those to put up all over their world because they need some refreshers on a few basic things. Most are about driving but there are a few other moments in life that you'll realize annoy you too.

Gallery Credit: Jessica Williams

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