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    Accents of Germanic Languages

    To my ear, I find the accents of Germanic derived languages most pleasant which include


    Afrikaans
    Danish
    Dutch-Flemish
    English, including American, Austrailian, Irish and British variations.
    Faroese
    Frisian
    High German
    Gutnish
    Icelandic
    Low German
    Norwegian
    Swedish (also familiar with local variations)
    Yiddish

    What is your favourite? You may specify a local variant. I would be particularly interested in hearing those. I can't make up my mind :

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    For samples of those accents, check out this thread started my Náttfari

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neils
    Yiddish
    This one I find only limitedly pleasant to my ear.
    Man ſei Held oder Heiliger. In der Mitte liegt nicht die Weisheit, ſondern die Alltäglichkeit.

    SPENGLER

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    Oy vey!!!

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