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Saturday, February 17, 2018

An American woman who faced intense migraines fell asleep and woke up with a British accent to leave her family members in awe. Despite never going abroad, Michelle Myers, from Buckeye, Arizona now speaks with a London accent. She has been suffering from this medical case for the last two years. The former beauty queen has picked up a rare medical condition diagnosed as ‘Foreign Accent Syndrome' which is a condition usually associated with neurological damage.


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This isn't the first time the mum of seven has discovered a new accent. There have been three different instances where she has gone to sleep with a crippling headache only to find herself with a foreign accent.

The first time it happened, Myers ended up Irish. And the next, the mum woke up to find herself speaking with an Australian accent.

"They send in the psychiatrist at the hospital and make sure you're not a loon," Myers explained about her rare condition.

'Everybody only sees or hears Mary Poppins'


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now speaks with a London accent

Which usually means a Cockney accent... the kind the working class speak.... such as bus conductors and chimney sweeps and welfare queens (I'm being half serious here).

And now a Freemason who fell on his head while jumping off the turnip truck will claim she's from Pakistan because she says "mate".

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2018-02-17 12:53 PM | Reply

she has gone to sleep with a crippling headache only

There was a piece on NPR about this type of condition. If I remember correctly, it is caused by a type of stroke (?).

#2 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2018-02-17 02:48 PM | Reply

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