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Which activity, event, function, or procedure do you find more pleasant when the person involved speaks your language with a foreign accent?

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Posted - February 18

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  • 7393
    A mime show.

    I have a hard time understanding ANY accent (including American).  It is not enjoyable to attend a function when you can't understand what the heck is being said.
      February 18, 2021 10:00 AM MST
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  • 40956

     

      Lol, good answer. 


    [Note to self: cancel that surprise visit by the group of Brazilian, French, Swedish, Japanese, and Egyptian supermodels who were scheduled to go to Kit’s place for a week.]


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      February 18, 2021 4:52 PM MST
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  • 16238
    I am pretty good with foreign accents, especially when I can see them speaking.  I have more difficulty with some foreign accents over the telephone, let's say.  
      February 18, 2021 10:05 AM MST
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  • 40956

     

      Thank you. In particular, what are some procedures or functions or events or activities that fall under your realm of enjoyment when they are being conducted by people who have those stated foreign accents?
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      February 18, 2021 5:01 PM MST
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  • 16238
    I never kiss and tell.
      February 18, 2021 9:40 PM MST
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  • 35216
    Seriously?

      February 18, 2021 10:16 AM MST
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  • 14182
    What Element said......................
      February 18, 2021 4:33 PM MST
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  • 35216
    Let's see...I can speak with a Russian, German or Canadian accent.
      February 19, 2021 11:25 AM MST
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  • 14182
    Behave!
      February 19, 2021 11:24 PM MST
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  • 35216
    That is behaving.
      February 20, 2021 11:20 AM MST
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  • 6765
    When I was still working it was calling an IT help desk and trying to understand what they were telling me. Good times.
      February 19, 2021 1:21 PM MST
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  • 40956

     

      Are you saying you found that pleasant?
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      February 19, 2021 7:39 PM MST
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  • 1904
    Foreign accents need you to pay more attention to the person to figure them out; so much better when they are easy on the eye. 
      February 20, 2021 4:40 AM MST
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  • 1834
    Since I work in a Multi Lingual organization almost everyone who speaks, speaks with an accent. 

    Now I am always soft on Irish accents,  started with my Ex.  Chinese and Slavic  (think Russian) I always find harsh.  It is always interesting to deal with Algerians, Tunisians, and Moroccans with their Latin inspired Arabic.  Think the sexist are the Moroccan women with Spanish influenced Arabic.  The scariest are the Saudi Women who went to Oxford, Cambridge or St. Andrews - British English with perfect Arabic
      February 22, 2021 12:25 PM MST
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  • 40956
    There’s a big difference between the words “sexist” and “sexiest”.
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      February 23, 2021 12:01 AM MST
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  • 1834
    Oops my bad
      February 24, 2021 8:22 PM MST
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