In the unending pursuit of love, or its less eternal surrogate, the right accent can be as attractive as bright eyes, a beaming smile and a parabolic backside.
For world travelers, a far-flung tongue promises the unknown, confirms the known and dispels the thought-we-knew. Keep reading »
Usually, looking through my Facebook updates feed is cause for extreme boredom. On the rare occasion that it provides something I’m actually interested, I regain faith in mankind and blog about the glorious occurrence. This is one of those times. Amidst a sea of updates about peoples’ puppies and boyfriends and stuff was a pretty nifty project from Jeff Simmermon, Facebook friend and man who brought us all those Types of Bitches. Jeff used scissors, tape and a few hours to make a striped accent wall in his living room and we’re a little bit in love with it. Project details after the jump. [Flickr] Keep reading »
What is it about men with accents? It gives them that je ne sais quoi … well, actually, according to a new international poll, the French no longer speak the language of love. A super sexy-sounding Irish brogue, à la Jonathan Rhys Meyers, drives all the ladies wild. No wonder it’s called the luck of the Irish! And there’s good news for all gentlemen, the study also found it’s really not what you say but how you say it. Accents factor heavily into a man’s chances of becoming a Casanova, with six out of ten women having done a dude just because he talks purdy.
So, how did our sweet-talkin’ American hunks stack up when it comes to lingual seduction? Find out after the jump.
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