I Have a British Accent

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    My friend told me I sounded posh

    and British yet at the same time I am not=_= Sometimes I really could not read whats going on in her head...
    AtashinoSunflower AtashinoSunflower
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2015
    scottbot69 scottbot69
    18-21, M
    2 Responses May 8, 2015
    SimplyGuided SimplyGuided
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 10, 2015

    Maybe it has something to do with

    that I'm English!?? :)
    tonytdog86 tonytdog86
    31-35, M
    Jul 13, 2015

    People who have british accent should never

    stop talking. Am I wrong bitcheeezzz!!!!
    lisa1996 lisa1996
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 7, 2014

    Which is probably because I'm British.

    but I mean, people who say it's an amazing accent haven't heard all the variations. Like, in my family alone there's a Cornish, Scouse and Northern accent, none of which are that cute :') I don't even know the point of this experience whatever hi how is everyone I hope you're...
    JustTiggz JustTiggz
    18-21, F
    Apr 16, 2014
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616
    2 Responses May 4, 2015

    I'm not from there, but I lived there a while

    and sort of formed an accent, I live in America now and people seem to find my accent really amusing, probably because I still say some words like im from northern michigan
    deleted deleted
    Mar 6, 2016

    I have a British accent

    but I'm American idk why
    Midnightthewolfcat Midnightthewolfcat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2014

    I was in Buffalo NY not

    so long ago visiting a friend. went to this bar & to my surprise there was a high ratio of women there. I ordered a drink, most of them heard my accent because I'm British. And I was mobbed. To make a long story short they were extremely interested in me. Yes got phone numbers...
    snk7 snk7
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    Just Loads Of Practice

    i'm 21 and i've been at it since i was 8.
    bemmie bemmie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2013

    Very Unusual

    I've never even  been outside the States, but I grew up around British accents and just acquired it as a child. Everyone I meet assumes I was raised in England, but I was actually born and raised in the southern United States V,(^_^)
    Raelynn19 Raelynn19
    Aug 7, 2009


    People never understand me
    Brutist Brutist
    22-25, M
    Aug 16, 2013

    i wish to visit england ,

    i love this country
    egyptjimmy egyptjimmy
    36-40, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    I certainly do, although it's not the "British

    accent" that most foreigners think of. I'm from the north of England and am proud to have a local accent from my hometown.
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 6, 2015

    Just A Lil Bit

    Apparently when I talk I have the tiniest bit of a british accent. Though I don't notice it at all. When I was little I used to travel all over Europe so I guess I must have picked it up a little while flying through there. I'm good at my british accent too though I'm so used to...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 19, 2013

    It bothers me when people emulate my accent.

    If I tried to imitate theirs, they would become frustrated with me! Why is it fun for them to butcher my accent, but if I were to try to copy theirs, it would be considered disrespectful?
    TheContemporaryDancer TheContemporaryDancer
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 6, 2014

    And I really like it.

    Just a plain accent, not from the south or north of England.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99
    18-21, F
    Jul 23, 2014

    Although I'm not British,

    I lived there for most of my life and the accent hasn't gone away yet!
    elmar616 elmar616
    18-21, F
    Mar 6, 2016

    I'm Japanese. And I learnt English in Australia,

    but I have a British accent or so people tell me.
    shirrinha34 shirrinha34
    22-25, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    Recently been told I have a very cute (lol)

    British accent. I'm supposedly well spoken which makes my accent more prominent. Random I know :)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 27, 2014

    Yorkshire Lass

    no one understands what I'm saying. especially when I talk to my American friend. he has to ask over and over again what I said. ha :)
    teemonkeysocks teemonkeysocks
    22-25, F
    Oct 12, 2013

    Among others. In fact,

    I have 7.😄
    GreenManley GreenManley
    22-25, M
    May 7, 2014

    It's not my original accent,

    but I've aquired one over the years. I can go back and forth.
    Poolofsouls Poolofsouls
    18-21, M
    Mar 6, 2016

    The Man of My Dreams

    in fact my story very usual i am a syrian girl living in traditional society my big dream in  life is  to have my own family , children , loving husband but , unfortunitly . although i am beautifull girl and well-educated have not met the man of my dreams yet and...
    ranousha ranousha
    1 Response Feb 10, 2008


    American, Canadian, Australian women are suckers for some guys with a british accent lol quite some time ago i dropped into a voice chatroom on "paltalk" i think it was called... i said "hello ladies, how are you today?" into my mic.... an American...
    GoodGuy34 GoodGuy34
    31-35, M
    9 Responses Dec 15, 2007

    Take the Girl Out of Kent

    You can take the girl out of Kent, but you can't take the Kent out of the girl! I haven't lived in Kent (except for visits) since I was seven, but still have the accent. Sometimes it is helpful, but most of the time, it is a hinderance!
    KatieJane KatieJane
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 12, 2009

    I come from North Carolina

    but people say I talk British?
    masmi168 masmi168
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 9, 2014
    egyptjimmy egyptjimmy
    36-40, M
    Dec 4, 2015

    Some Kooky Form Of Posh Speaking And Then Some!

    Hey, so I am born and bred England, everyone and I mean everyone I meet, enjoy commenting on my voice/accent, comments like "wow...you speak SO posh", erm, no I do not,I just speak clear English or "you speak SUCH good English" um...why would not I? I do admit, I do have a...
    kindakooky kindakooky
    26-30, F
    Oct 30, 2011

    well am from London and my whole family is from

    England as far as I now so I have a very strong British accent :)
    XtaraXx XtaraXx
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 11, 2015
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2014

    I Will Never Lose My Accent...

    I live in Canada but moved here when i was 21 from England...so as you can imagine I still have a very strong Nottinghamshire accent.  It does get me alot of attention when I am out and about.... But...as boys are finding out....its also very annoying.... especially when...
    Lostmk Lostmk
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2010

    I come from North Carolina

    but everybody says I talk British!!!
    masmi168 masmi168
    16-17, F
    May 7, 2014

    Good Morning/Evening world.

    God save the Queen!
    SocialRomance SocialRomance
    22-25, M
    Mar 6, 2016
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