When someone from Britain speaks, Americans hear a "British accent"...

Darkfalz Darkfalz.Usenet at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 03:30:45 CEST 2005


muldoon wrote:
> Americans consider having a "British accent" a sign of sophistication
> and high intelligence. Many companies hire salespersons from Britain to
> represent their products,etc. Question: When the British hear an
> "American accent," does it sound unsophisticated and dumb?
>
> Be blunt. We Americans need to know. Should we try to change the way we
> speak? Are there certain words that sound particularly goofy? Please
> help us with your advice on this awkward matter.

I find this amusing even when they have the most cockney, ghetto
English accent, Americans still find it "sophisticated".

And yes, seppos sound like dumb fucks to the entire rest of the world.




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