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Apparently Peppa Pig is making American kids talk with British accents. 馃槀

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MartinTheFirst22-25, M
we should ban peppa pig, it's so stupid
SarahPP26-30, F
[@336516,MartinTheFirst] As someone over the age of 6, you鈥檙e not the target audience.
Jm31xxx41-45, M
Seriously, is Peppa fucking Pig big in USA??
SarahPP26-30, F
[@572847,Jm31xxx] Apparently a huge hit with the pre schoolers.
Nanori26-30, F
[@572847,Jm31xxx] in Iran too, it's very popular 馃槀
Wateribbon22-25, F
Lol here indian kids are fan of peppa..
ravenhill41-45, MVIP
modern entertainment is ridiculous.
Sophiesmiles18-21, F
She鈥檚 the annoying kid out of the haunting of Bly manor
MrAverage196561-69, M
I have never seen it but there are so many British accents to choose from I wonder which one Peppa has.
ArishMell61-69, M
Really?

And to think Disney, Microsoft et. al. is putting so much effort into making the rest of world speak and write in American; generic Seattle to Miami accent and all!
SarahPP26-30, F
[@519706,ArishMell] I guess kids at that age are more impressionable.
ArishMell61-69, M
[@1029950,SarahPP] No doubt! That's why for example, I heard a young child in a supermarket (itself a US invention) pleading with his parents for a ride on the toy "airplane".

I remember a Briton who teaches English in a Swedish college (of further-education, not a school) explaining why so many people from other parts of the world sound American in News interviews etc., even when officials of governments that publicly dislike the USA.

It seems they are taught English by fellow-nationals, but often from US-published texts; and they "refine" their speaking by films and TV shows of which most are US-made, sub-titled in their own languages.

Once on holiday in Norway I saw on a cafe TV a sub-titled edition of the British school "soap-opera"[i] Brookside[/i], of all things. I don't how they'd cope with a 'Netflix' series I heard of by review recently, set in a Welsh school but allegedly, absurdly using American rather than British -style school scenery!
Nanori26-30, F
I love that show, I use it to teach British accent to kids who are studying American books 馃槀
My nephew actually understands that they have an accent. He thinks her name is "Pepper Pig" and he pronounces the R lol.
summersongF
Yeah my daughter developed a British accent from watching too much Gordon Ramsey when she was little. Also made it really interesting when she would play kitchen with her dolls 馃槀
SarahPP26-30, F
[@334441,summersong] Oh dear鈥
WintaTheAngle41-45, M
My daughters watch this endlessly
One of my Grandaughters picked up an American accent from youtube shows during lock down & the youngest an English accent.They are Scottish.
Their Mum was was working from home & the youngest used to imitate her on the phone & lap top saying Hello busness support centre she was only 1 and a half at the time 馃槀 they are watching and listening to everything.
ArishMell61-69, M
[@553217,Cutiepi23] Ah, perhaps a future candidate for a Directorship or even the Diplomatic Service, the younger one!

I think there is or was a Group here titled "[i]I Love The British Accent[/i]".

[i]The[/i] British accent? Which one?
smiler201256-60, M
{@sarahpp ] corrupting american mother tongue the british swine 馃槅
Justmeraeagain51-55, F
Thats a'lot a rot 馃檭
SarahPP26-30, F
[@1219236,Rachael1967] Do you want some links or are you dancing solo?
Justmeraeagain51-55, F
[@1029950,SarahPP] Just being goofy

My granddaughter watches and one day she proclaimed something as "brilliant"
SarahPP26-30, F
[@1219236,Rachael1967] okeydokey 鉁岎煆
SilkandLace241-45, M
I've read this, Ben and Holly also....
Iamonfire66631-35, F
Made my kid speak with an accent 馃槀
LucyFuhr51-55, F
Caillou was making kids act up and got himself semi-cancelled; at least Peppa makes them sound posh LOL

 
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