Research took USwitch to 30 cities throughout the UK and got people there to have a chat with their Amazon Echo or Google Home.
The different dialects and accents of Greater Manchester have been mapped out for the first time ever by sociolinguists from Manchester Metropolitan University.
City-wide sex appeal is under threat as the Manchester accent officially ranked third least attractive in the British Isles, according to data collection buffs YouGov
The Mancunian twang is the most attractive regional accent to ladies, according to a study by online dating group eHarmony.
Cup of tea, anyone? Brits who ‘posh up’ regional accents can be left feeling fake, claims Manchester uni study
Research from the University of Manchester linguist Dr Alex Baratta shows that Brits with ‘regional accents’ alter their accent as they feel out of place communicating with ‘posh’ sounding people.