🇩🇪 German Student's Accent Sparks Outrage: Cultural Appropriation or Harmless Quirk? 😲

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Imagine going to university and having your accent be the center of attention! A 19-year-old German student found herself in the middle of a heated debate when her English accent caught the attention of a fellow student. The girl, who spent a month in England, has been speaking with an English accent ever since. But when an English classmate accused her of 'borderline cultural appropriation', things took a dramatic turn. 😲🇬🇧

The Accidental Accent 🗣️

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A Month in England 🇬🇧

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The Accent Stays 😮

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University Drama 🎭

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The Big Question ❓

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Offense Taken 😡

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Cultural Appropriation? 🤔

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The Aftermath 🌪️

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Accent Authenticity 🎯

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No Desire to Change 🚫

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Accent Drama: Innocent Mistake or Intentional Offense? 🤷

So, is the German student's English accent a harmless quirk or an offensive act of cultural appropriation? She claims her accent change was unintentional and has no desire to adopt any other accent. But her English classmate remains offended, accusing her of pretending to be something she's not. As the drama unfolds, we can't help but wonder: is the girl's reaction justified, or is this just a case of misunderstanding? 🧐🗣️ Let's see what the internet has to say about this situation...

Debate over cultural appropriation and accents in Britain, NTA wins.

xxpinkie | xxpinkie

terra_terror | terra_terror

Using American English spellings as a non-native speaker: NTA.

wobblebase | wobblebase

Is the student's English accent fake or genuine? Commenters debate.

Mr-TonyX | Mr-TonyX

NTA but kinda cringe. Accent wouldn't stick after a month 🤷‍♂️

thatbinchhh | thatbinchhh

NTA comment defends individual accents, sarcastically mentions parody German accent.

xdzgor | xdzgor

Debate over authenticity of accent sparks cultural appropriation accusations 🤔

eelhugs | eelhugs

🗣️ Outrage over student's fake accent after a month abroad.

Aivi_Kupo | Aivi_Kupo

Debate on cultural appropriation and accents, ESH for different reasons 🤔

batgirlwonder1998 | batgirlwonder1998

ceedes | ceedes

Accent accusation shut down with Friends reference 😂

YeahLikeTheGroundhog | YeahLikeTheGroundhog

English Redditors agree: NTA for harmless accent quirk 😊

roast-spud-life | roast-spud-life

Embrace the accent! 🌎 International experiences lead to unique accents. NTA.

LemonPantalones | LemonPantalones

Conscious accent change after 1 month? 🤔

pb2288 | pb2288

Debate over cultural appropriation of German accent sparks outrage. 🤔

deepthroatcircus | deepthroatcircus

Accent confusion sparks debate among commenters 🤔

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Impressive English accent sparks fun conversation among commenters. 😄👍

ihatebrusselsproutse | ihatebrusselsproutse

French speaker defends adopting American accent, NTA 👍

DreamRune | DreamRune

Speaking a foreign language flawlessly includes the accent. NTA.

JackNotName | JackNotName

Faking an accent for years? YTA. Cultural appropriation or harmless quirk?

Chinapig | Chinapig

A BFA in performance explains the difference between accent and dialect. NTA.

HappyLucyD | HappyLucyD

Commenter calls out cultural appropriation in German student's accent.

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Defending against false accusation of cultural appropriation with humor 😂

kkoreto1991 | kkoreto1991

Speaking a language with native accent is the goal, NTA.

Channianni | Channianni

Debate over faking accents while learning a language 🤔

Chelsea_023 | Chelsea_023

NTA comment shuts down argument with one sentence. 👏

Rho-Ophiuchi | Rho-Ophiuchi

Adopting accents: harmless or cultural appropriation? 🤔

morp85 | morp85

Defending a German student's accent against cultural appropriation accusations. 😊

gingr87 | gingr87

When speaking a foreign language, is an accent cultural appropriation?

smallblueangel | smallblueangel

Defending accent as cultural appropriation sparks trivial argument 😒

FlyingDutchLady | FlyingDutchLady

Accent adoption while teaching children: harmless or inappropriate?

quietlycommenting | quietlycommenting

NTA accused of faking accent for 3 years sparks debate 🤔

FunkyPubes | FunkyPubes

Short and spicy: One commenter's take on the accent debate. 🔥

baconator_out | baconator_out

Danish student defends German student's accent as professional necessity 💪

Barl0we | Barl0we

Keeping a foreign accent after a month, performative or not?

knapen50 | knapen50

Accent controversy resolved with NTA comment and no replies.

TheLavenderAuthor | TheLavenderAuthor

Self-righteous indignation? NTA comment sparks debate 🤔

dromio05 | dromio05

Accent shaming is unnecessary. NTA for picking up accents.

via1228 | via1228

English language and cultural appropriation debate sparks heated comments 🔥

RancorGrove | RancorGrove

German student defends accent, sparks cultural appropriation debate. 🤔

TheSilverRoman | TheSilverRoman

English person defends German student's accent: not offensive at all 😊

Vena_Mala | Vena_Mala

Learning a language includes pronunciation, it's not cultural appropriation. NTA 👍

fingerofchicken | fingerofchicken

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