Afrikaans voted second sexiest accent in the world


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JOHANNESBURG - Afrikaans has been voted as the second sexiest accent in world, according to latest poll from

The travel website recently polled people from around the world in order to find the top 50 ‘sexiest accents in the world'.

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New Zealand took first place, while Afrikaans came in second place with the Irish accent taking third place.

Below is the list of the top 10:

1. New Zealand

2. South African/Afrikaans

3. Irish 

4. Italian 

5. Australian

6. Scottish

7. French 

8. Spanish 

9. US Southern 

10. Brazilian Portuguese