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Fun fact I knew this girl from camp
who had a British accent but she
wasn' t from England and then one
day I went to her house and her
parents didn' t have a British accent
either , I asked her where she got it
from because I was really confused
and she told me her parents faked it
until she was 7 because they wanted
a child with a British accent
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#1 - sircrocodile (09/15/2013) [+] (10 replies)
Brilliant. I shall do the same to my future children.
#2 - mauerman (09/15/2013) [+] (1 reply)
I know what kind of language my kids will be learning.
#13 - infinitereaper (09/15/2013) [+] (9 replies)
Yeah well I'm teaching my kids Simlish
Yeah well I'm teaching my kids Simlish
User avatar #12 - shazzshabam (09/15/2013) [+] (55 replies)
As somebody from the UK I have to ask. What do you guys believe is a British accent?Scouse? Brummie? Manc? Cockney? Geordie?
#28 - falloutreaper (09/15/2013) [+] (23 replies)
It works? I've thought about this before.
It works? I've thought about this before.
User avatar #6 - Seventeen (09/15/2013) [+] (16 replies)
do americans really like an english accent as much as it is implied on the internet? i don't know if it's true or if it's just an exaggerated internet thing. i'm from england and i am curious.
User avatar #14 to #6 - muzzleloader (09/15/2013) [-]
I like them.

But I like Irish and Australian accents way more..
#154 - jackii (09/16/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Whenever someone says "british accent" i can't help but imagine a terrifying voice that switches between scottish, welsh, cockney, after every word.
#91 - redrock (09/16/2013) [+] (1 reply)
>Accents are malleable up till about the age of 12
>Even as adults, we often adjust our accents to the most dominant one in the conversation
>Lightbulb was spot on
#185 - thelastelephant (09/16/2013) [+] (2 replies)
#69 - Marowak (09/16/2013) [+] (7 replies)
A "British Accent" could be any of many distinctive accents... starting from 4 different countries and then the multitude of different accents within the countries.
User avatar #70 to #69 - thebestpieever (09/16/2013) [-]
Thanks, mister Pickypants. You know what he means, if you are a yank you have the same interpretation and if you are a brit you know which one they mean. He means someone who speaks BBC English. Though he may recognise a London and a Midlands accent as "British" he means BBC English. And you know he means that.
#61 - anonymous (09/16/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Not reading until there's some punctuation.
User avatar #66 to #61 - Silver Quantum (09/16/2013) [-]
so you actually check the text for punctuation before you actually read it? who the **** does that?
User avatar #3 - vpngtn (09/15/2013) [+] (1 reply)
do the people on tumblr ever take small breaks while talking? or do they just keep on talking continuously until they run out of breath?
#180 - jakekel (09/16/2013) [+] (5 replies)
that is actually really clever. but being from england, there really isn't an exact British accent is, there must be at least 50+ different ways of speaking across the country. People a couple towns over sound different from where I live. And the general misinterpretation is we all talk like high end london people who use words like 'loo' and 'crumpet' it's called a ******* toilet.
User avatar #80 - halotalim (09/16/2013) [-]
I know a girl at camp who had a British accent and everyone knew her, she was rather popular. On the last day, she wasn't speaking with an accent. When people asked her, she said that she wanted to pull it off for a whole week but got bored pretending. She had everyone fooled, including me, and I was a councilor.
User avatar #19 - ImmortalBaconEater (09/15/2013) [+] (5 replies)
And this is how you spot a pathological liar. Trust me I'm an expert.
User avatar #206 - Loppytaffy (09/16/2013) [+] (24 replies)
British accent but not from England?
So maybe she was from Scotland, or Wales, becuase they are also in Britain?

Why does everyone assume that British people come from England? It's not the difference between being Dutch and coming from the Netherlands (which is the same thing), there are literally three countries in Britain.
#81 - snakefire (09/16/2013) [+] (10 replies)
I've been homeschooled the past 3 or 4 yeas and funnyjunk is the most social interaction I really got, especially considering my parents were gone all the time I almost never had anyone to speak  I never even watched TV.   
   
   
When I started getting on my doctor who kick. I watched it so much I actually started to develop a slight accent.
I've been homeschooled the past 3 or 4 yeas and funnyjunk is the most social interaction I really got, especially considering my parents were gone all the time I almost never had anyone to speak I never even watched TV.


When I started getting on my doctor who kick. I watched it so much I actually started to develop a slight accent.
#89 to #81 - triggathepirate (09/16/2013) [-]
That sounds terrible.
That sounds terrible.
User avatar #160 - craaabs (09/16/2013) [-]
Cringing intensifies
#83 - anamenotaken (09/16/2013) [-]
I spoken nothing but Ukrainian at home my whole life  but i still have an Australian accent I doubt this is actually true
I spoken nothing but Ukrainian at home my whole life but i still have an Australian accent I doubt this is actually true
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