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5 Myths About The English

posted in Various
02/17/2015
  • 1. Not everyone has a posh Middle English accent.
    1. Not everyone has a posh Middle English accent.
  • You'll be surprised to know that not all English people sound as they do on television; most have variant accents with colloquial terms. For example a person from New York, New York sounds different to a person from Los Angeles, California and both use different terms specific to the area.

  • 2. No I don't know your cousin in Scotland ?
    2. No I don't know your cousin in Scotland ?
  • People tend to think English people know all the Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish and French. Scotland is 467.0 miles away from London, Wales is 209.2 miles from London and Northern Ireland is 498.2 miles from London. So the answer is no I do not know your cousin in Scotland.

  • 3. Vocabulary
    3. Vocabulary
  • Contrary to popular belief all English people do not utilise vocabulary such as spiffing, jolly ol' chap, cheerio and blimey.

  • 4. London?
    4. London?
  • A vast majority of English people have not yet experienced London. If they have most haven't been to the popular attractions such as the London eye. Nor have many been round London to places such as Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square or Mayfair. So when an English person telly you they're from London they most likely aren't and just cannot be bothered to explain where they're from.

  • 5. The Queen.
    5. The Queen.
  • Furthermore not every has met Queen Elizabeth II and security is tighter than you think.

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