[Ads-l] Peppa Pig UK accent

Nancy Friedman wordworking at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 21 10:18:17 EDT 2021


As “Prodigal Tongue” author Lynne Murphy points out, the claim isn’t new,
and it should be viewed with some skepticism. See her link to a 2019
Guardian article.
https://twitter.com/lynneguist/status/1417037746657497089?s=19

On Wed, Jul 21, 2021, 7:14 AM Tom Zurinskas <truespel at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Kids are starting to speak UK accents to parents via Peppa Pig.
> https://ca.news.yahoo.com/peppa-pig-changing-way-us-130051882.html
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> https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/wXokJwukD7fBR8CQemlf_A--~B/aD0xMTM3O3c9MTUxNjthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en/the_independent_577/0d66835030dd82fd9a3467287ca5d018
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> Peppa Pig is changing the way American children speak, according to
> confused parents<
> https://ca.news.yahoo.com/peppa-pig-changing-way-us-130051882.html>
> Popular children’s cartoon Peppa Pig is changing the way American children
> speak, according to parents in the US.. In what is being deemed “The Peppa
> Effect”, the rise in popularity of the pre-schooler show in the US during
> the pandemic has seen children adopting English accents and changing
> American-English phrases to British ones.
> ca.news.yahoo.com
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> Tom Zurinskas,  Originally from SW Conn 20 yrs,  college NE Tenn 3,  work
> SE NJ  33,  resides SE Florida 18...  truespel.com
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