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13th Dec '17 3:34:34 PM margdean56
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* Lyse Doucet, a reporter and presenter who has been with the BBC News servicefor quite some time, was born in Atlantic Canada. She has a very distinct way of annunciating that, when she's reporting for an American or Canadian audience, tends toward US/Canadian news TV standard; sounds more Estuary when she's on the BBC; and is ''nothing'' like the accent she grew up speaking or tends to when she visits her home town in New Brunswick.

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* Lyse Doucet, a reporter and presenter who has been with the BBC News servicefor service for quite some time, was born in Atlantic Canada. She has a very distinct way of annunciating enunciating that, when she's reporting for an American or Canadian audience, tends toward US/Canadian news TV standard; sounds more Estuary when she's on the BBC; and is ''nothing'' like the accent she grew up speaking or tends to when she visits her home town in New Brunswick.
24th Oct '17 7:14:52 AM KeithM
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* On ''The Lawrence O'Donnell Show'' of October 23, 2017, O'Donnell deliberately slipped in and out of the Boston accent he'd grown up with when making the point about having been born and raised in a white working-class Boston neighborhood.
8th Oct '17 9:45:32 AM nombretomado
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* King Booker uses an obviously put-on fake aristocratic British accent and returns to his BookerT-ish way of speaking when sufficiently riled or angry.

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* King Booker uses an obviously put-on fake aristocratic British accent and returns to his BookerT-ish Wrestling/BookerT-ish way of speaking when sufficiently riled or angry.
29th Sep '17 8:10:59 PM Augusto
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* This is intentionally done ''and'' PlayedForLaughs in the [[https://youtu.be/afMQp5zoX1I "Beauty is Blind"]] sketch from Webvideo/BrandonRogers. At one point during this sketch, Jurgen, a blind German [[https://youtu.be/UtKQRnLTmgw fashion designer]] -- I mean -- professional hairdresser who has been ''literally'' running with scissors all day long, predictably [[BlindMistake suffers an accident]] and exclaims "I'M IN SO MUCH PAIN THAT I LOST MY ACCENT!"

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* This is intentionally done ''and'' PlayedForLaughs in the [[https://youtu.be/afMQp5zoX1I "Beauty is Blind"]] sketch from Webvideo/BrandonRogers. At one point during this sketch, Jurgen, a blind German [[https://youtu.be/UtKQRnLTmgw fashion designer]] -- I mean -- professional hairdresser who has been ''literally'' running with scissors all day long, long predictably ends up [[BlindMistake suffers suffering an accident]] and exclaims "I'M IN SO MUCH PAIN THAT I LOST MY ACCENT!"
29th Sep '17 8:08:56 PM Augusto
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* This is intentionally done ''and'' PlayedForLaughs in the [[https://youtu.be/afMQp5zoX1I "Beauty is Blind"]] sketch from Webvideo/BrandonRogers. At one point during this sketch, Jurgen, a blind German [[https://youtu.be/UtKQRnLTmgw fashion designer]] -- I mean -- professional hairdresser who has been ''literally'' running with scissors all day long, predictably [[BlindMistake suffers an accident]] and exclaims "I'M IN SO MUCH PAIN THAT I LOST MY ACCENT!"
12th Aug '17 10:26:39 AM nombretomado
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* [[MovieBob MovieBob]] usually does his reviews in a standard American accent, but when one of his [[BerserkButton Berserk Buttons]] get pressed, he quickly devolves into his native, thick Boston accent.

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* [[MovieBob MovieBob]] [[Creator/BobChipman Moviebob]] usually does his reviews in a standard American accent, but when one of his [[BerserkButton Berserk Buttons]] get pressed, he quickly devolves into his native, thick Boston accent.
8th Aug '17 11:21:59 PM TheBigBopper
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This can also happen intentionally, usually because the character was faking an accent for whatever reason -- normally when this happens, it's PlayedForLaughs.

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This can also happen intentionally, in-universe, usually because the character was faking an accent for whatever reason -- normally when this happens, it's PlayedForLaughs.
2nd Aug '17 5:19:08 PM Nevermore2002
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* In ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'', there's a Scottish police officer who almost apprehend Setsuna. His accent wasn't anywhere near Scottish.
11th Jun '17 2:15:47 PM nombretomado
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* Hilariously {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in an episode of ''WWERaw''. The Ghanaian-American Kofi Kingston has been portraying a Jamaican character, complete with the stereotypical accent. In the episode in question he inexplicably speaks in his American accent during a promo, and the ever-{{Jerkass}} [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold With a Heart of Gold]] Wrestling/TripleH just had to [[MetaGuy call him out]] on it.

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* Hilariously {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in an episode of ''WWERaw''.''Wrestling/WWERaw''. The Ghanaian-American Kofi Kingston has been portraying a Jamaican character, complete with the stereotypical accent. In the episode in question he inexplicably speaks in his American accent during a promo, and the ever-{{Jerkass}} [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold With a Heart of Gold]] Wrestling/TripleH just had to [[MetaGuy call him out]] on it.
1st Jun '17 5:47:29 PM mariic
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/Arthur'' christmas special ''Arthur's Perfect Christmas'', the waiter at the restaurant Buster and his mom go to speaks with a French accent at first, calling Buster "monsieur" and serving him "omelette du frommage." Buster, confused, says he thought he ordered a cheese omelette, to which the waiter responds by sighing and saying in a distinctly American accent "It IS a cheese omelette!"

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/Arthur'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' christmas special ''Arthur's Perfect Christmas'', the waiter at the restaurant Buster and his mom go to speaks with a French accent at first, calling Buster "monsieur" and serving him "omelette du frommage." Buster, confused, says he thought he ordered a cheese omelette, to which the waiter responds by sighing and saying in a distinctly American accent "It IS a cheese omelette!"
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