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So America , you fell for our cunning plan

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posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 01:52 PM
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You thought we'd gotten over the War of Independence didn't you ?
But No , all of these years on we've been quietly plotting a way to retrieve our colony and today in the 21st century our fiendish plans are coming to fruition , our secret weapon has been released.

Peppa Pig !

The children's TV show, which follows Peppa’s life in fictional UK town as she spends time with her family and animal friends, has achieved global success in recent years.

And in the US, young viewers appear to be adopting her southern British accent and vocabulary after watching the show.

Dozens of parents have taken to Twitter over the phenomenon, which has been dubbed the “Peppa effect”.

Dad Sylvester Kabajani said: “My four year baby girl loves watching Peppa Pig and I have noticed her accent and grammar is extraordinary.
“Last night I tucked her to sleep and she looks at me and says 'daddy, can you snuggle me' I was like what did you just say baby girl? I don't remember the last time I used that word.”


First we get your children talking like us then they begin to think like us Bwahahahahah.

US mother and writer Janet Manley dubbed it the “Peppa effect” in a recent article for Romper, saying her daughter had started “calling me ‘Mummy’ and finishing her sentences with Peppa’s trademark snort.

“Two years later, she still oinks in conversation. Call it the Peppa effect,” she said.

www.standard.co.uk...


The Peppa effect is coming for YOU ! , or perhaps you've already experienced The Peppa effect
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posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 01:56 PM
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You think you've won?

Ever hear of the Wiggles?

yeah.. that's right... *drops mic*



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 01:57 PM
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a reply to: gortex

If you watch too much TV, it can hurt your night vision.

You can mitigate this by eating carrots



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 01:57 PM
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a reply to: gortex

Peppa the pig creeps me out. What the heck kind of pig nose is that?
Looks pretty phallic to me.



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:01 PM
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OMG!
Can bad teeth be far behind?



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:01 PM
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a reply to: gortex

It's funny cause Americans are what British people used to sound like. It's the british that changed their accents after the war


englishforless.com...



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:04 PM
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Can bad teeth be far behind?

Fear not , we have adopted bleaching.
Resistance is Futile.



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:07 PM
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a reply to: gortex

My daughter had a British accent until she was 4 because of Peppa Pig.

Good kids show.



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:09 PM
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So Peppa Pig is part of the Q group too?



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:18 PM
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edit on 2 12 2019 by dashen because: =^]



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:19 PM
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I don't know anything about Peppa Pig, but the effect, re- acculturalization, has been a long running process.

Consider the Harry Potter phenomenon. That started in 1997. I watched a movie last night about Agatha Christie. Her books were very popular in the U.S. Sherlock Holmes, Monty Python, … The list is huge.

ETA Correction:
A couple of weeks ago, I was visiting my son and daughter in law and my granddaughter had the TV on, and it was Peppa Pig! Dora the Explorer used to be her favorite show, picking up Spanish words. Now?
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posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:22 PM
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This definitely happens..
My long 'o' sound (too, you, ect.) changed to a Baltimore accent from binge watching 'The Wire'
(Best TV show ever, but that's another thread)



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:23 PM
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originally posted by: JAGStorm
a reply to: gortex

Peppa the pig creeps me out. What the heck kind of pig nose is that?
Looks pretty phallic to me.





The cookies based off the show are wonderful though.




posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:35 PM
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Meanwhile in the UK my kids are saying “hey guys”, “garbage” and “diapers” because they are bored of Peppa and George and watch weird YouTube families.

What I will say though is the channels they watch (occasionally and controlled by me, dad, to an hour every other day) are totally full of wholesome families spreading family values.



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:37 PM
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There i something very wrong about those biscuits



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:39 PM
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originally posted by: maxey
There i something very wrong about those biscuits


Cookies.



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:45 PM
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Im getting a bit tired of the cultural appropriation of the English language


Still, not to worry. You lot will all be speaking Spanish in 50 years



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 02:47 PM
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I used to be told I had a pommie accent right into my early 20's, or told I pronounced certain words with a pommie accent... Years later I noticed my little half sister doing the same thing, which blew my mind... Just out of nowhere, she'd pronounce a word or sentence as if she was a full blown pome.

Pretty certain neither of us were influenced by peppa pig either... or anything else for that matter.

I think (in our case at least), it must have something to do with some kind of genetically inherited instinctive speech tone.



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 03:05 PM
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I don’t know about this pig character but people have been watching Corination Street for years. They seem fine 🤷‍♂️



a reply to: gortex



posted on Feb, 12 2019 @ 03:06 PM
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originally posted by: CriticalStinker

originally posted by: JAGStorm
a reply to: gortex

Peppa the pig creeps me out. What the heck kind of pig nose is that?
Looks pretty phallic to me.





The cookies based off the show are wonderful though.



You sure Rainbow Randolph never made them.



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