Accented Resented

, , , | Friendly | November 29, 2014

(I have a slight accent, as my dad is from the UK and often goes there. However, I haven’t ever been out of the country. I’m on break at a mall, and a stranger hears me talking with a friend.)

Stranger: “You have a beautiful voice. Where are you from?”

Me: “Thank you. I actually live in the city.”

Stranger: “Well, where did you live before here?”

Me: “Uh… [City].”

Stranger: “You’re not from here! Nobody from [City] has that accent!”

Me: “They do if their dad is from Europe.”

(The stranger stormed off. My friend and I stayed away from the busier halls after that.)


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