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American kids binge-watch Peppa Pig and 'start speaking in British accents'

19 July, 2021

American children who spent the pandemic watching Peppa Pig have begun adopting 'posh English accents' and phrases, a report claims.

Parents are calling it the 'Peppa' after it is said to have affected kids' speech after they spent the isolated year binge-watching the UK cartoon.

Kids who were forced to swap socialising with their young pals for extra screen time during the US Covid restrictions are apparently using phrases like “telly” and “ready, steady, go.” Some were even swapping the American "mommy" for an English-accented 'mummy."

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