Re: 'istory of the US and UK

Subject: Re: 'istory of the US and UK
From: Peter Brown <pbrown -at- MKS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 9 May 1997 10:13:50 -0400

Chris Betterton (chrisb -at- context -dot- co -dot- uk) wrote:
> BTW loads of English people I know have tales of going to
> America and being asked if they are Australian, because we
> don't sound like the English people you guys get on TV and
> in films.
> Toodle pip, must pop off to meet the Queen.
> Chris

I grew up in southwestern Ontario, so I don't know exactly what accent I
have, but someone in Cleveland once asked me if I was from "England or
some place", I suppose because I sounded like I was actually trying to
pronounce most syllables.

"Opinions? I've had a few. But then again, too few to mention."
Peter Brown, Technical Writer (pbrown -at- mks -dot- com)
Mortice Kern Systems Inc. (

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