Who Won The Best New York Accent Contest? | NYT News



The #BestNYAccent challenge on Instagram brought out the sound of an unflappable city.

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45 comments

  1. I love this. My wife and I just spent our 4th anniversary in NYC and I heard a few accents. I'm fascinated by this.

  2. People not seeing the facial expressions: the two women on the thumbnail have NYC expressions, the eyebrows, tilting of the head & the semi-sneering mouth.

  3. The one who sounds like Harley Quinn would win hands down. All the girls on here have deep voices it sounds so gross

  4. The girl who sounds like Harley Quinn would win hands down. But all the girls talk with a deep voice that’s so gross

  5. Brooklyn Brownsville born and raised I'm 15 so I have the new gen new york accent I like listening to the old gen accents

  6. There’s 2 different NY accents. Italian. Seems here that Italian is the preferred accent. Then there’s black New York accents. “Haven’t heard much o those B, so miss me with it”

  7. Don’t live in New York yet I still have the accent and I live in Atlanta 😭I can thank my folks , idk how tf but it kinda just naturally developed I can’t imagine myself speaking “normal”😂

  8. Can we see ppl who have immigrant parents and were born in new york accents. I see that those ppl don't have a strong accent or like they try to hide it.

  9. Never knew I had an accent until I went out of state and customer service would ask “you’re from NY?” Lol 🗽

  10. New Yorkers remind me of what the American attitude is. (We're not these hyper-sensitive ding-dongs.)We're friggin tough frank speaking Americans!

  11. New York accent is like Boston accent. New York and Boston accent are quite like southern accent

  12. NICO! REPEAT THE CONTEST!!!!! I THOUGHT YOU WERE PUTTING TOGETHER THE 2021 VERSION!!!

  13. 💕💕💚💙💙💙💙💜❣💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜❣💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💟💟❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣❣

  14. Ya, I was born in NY, lived there for 10 years, NO ACCENT! (Unless i yell, especially on the road, WHATS UP WITH THAT!)

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