#26 Language Barrier

16th September 2011 in New Arrivals
#26 Language Barrier
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FreyFox 16th Sep 2011, 12:00 AM edit delete
It is English Reg is speaking, just not as the Americans know it... =P


SFreader 1st Oct 2011, 9:07 AM edit delete reply
Speaking as an American, I claim most Americans like most English accents. This includes Canadians as well (except for the Quebecois, who either suffer from, or add to, our dislike of the French). The challenge: add a sound clip to the comic, with #27's dialogue!
SFreader 3rd Oct 2011, 12:45 PM edit delete reply
I concede most drive-in speaker microphones are built for durability, not clarity. Can't think of a "Limey" dialect which would be significantly harder to understand; Reg's attitude might be harder to take...
Lycanphoenix 16th Aug 2015, 4:14 PM edit delete reply
I once heard a rumor that most Australieans actually adore people with American accents. Sadly, I find myself having a hard time believing that; nobody likes my accent.
GoodKaptainKook 7th Dec 2015, 6:44 PM edit delete reply
Being an American Southerner I have a bit of the trademark Southern twang to my voice. Not STEREOTYPICALLY rednecky sounding, but obvious enough that you'd automatically know where I came from :D

For the record I can understand UK accents just fine for the most part. I just can't imitate them worth a damn other than a very half-assed Cockney and a Jamaican-sounding Scottish. Which is kind of embarrassing because I AM partially Scottish in ancestry D:
Section79 9th Mar 2017, 1:27 AM edit delete reply
Even though I was born in Georgia, I don't have a southern accent, thank God. I think it has something to do with my mom being born in Michigan. Which is why I sound like I'm from up north.

People sometimes ask if I'm from up north, and I have to tell them I'm not and explain everything up above. Pretty insane, huh?