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Posted August 29th, 2010 at 04:35 PM by I Laugh at your Misfortune!

Just a quick rant :D

THERE IS NO GODDAMN BRITISH ACCENT. STOP USING THAT PHRASE. IT MEANS LESS THAN NOTHING.

Groundskeeper Willie, Cheryl Cole, The Queen, Wayne Rooney and The Arctic Monkeys. All British, and all sporting completely different accents. Add in the Welsh, and you've got a right mix there. And yet, the phrase "British Accent" is still used to describe the way the Queen speaks, despite the fact that 90% of Britain DOES NOT SPEAK LIKE THAT.

Y'know what, I doubt anybody's going to listen or care. So I'm just going to get my own back in my own pathetic little way, by referring to every other accent in the entire world as the "Non-British Accent". See how that goes down with the Texans when I say they're indistinguishable from Canadians. I'm betting not well.

ILAYM, signing off!
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    Timbjerr's Avatar
    I educated myself at TVtropes, and so should everyone else that this rant is directed towards.
    Posted August 29th, 2010 at 04:50 PM by Timbjerr Timbjerr is offline
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    I get just as annoyed when Brits were constantly mistaking me for American, even after I told them I was Canadian.. so.. I say fair game.
    Posted August 29th, 2010 at 05:08 PM by Kura Kura is offline
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    I think I'm the only Brit who can distinguish bewteen Canadian and American accents.
    Posted August 29th, 2010 at 10:51 PM by Serene Grace Serene Grace is offline
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    Originally Posted by Timbjerr View Comment
    I educated myself at TVtropes, and so should everyone else that this rant is directed towards.
    And there went the last hour. Damn you, Timbjerr
    Posted August 30th, 2010 at 07:22 AM by I Laugh at your Misfortune! I Laugh at your Misfortune! is offline
 

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