‘Peppa Pig’ effect has kids speaking in British accents during pandemic

By George!

American kids are binge-watching so much of the British cartoon “Peppa Pig’’ that they are developing English accents and even using words like “telly” and “ready, steady, go.”

The so-called Peppa Effect had already led kids in the US to mimic the star swine from UK-produced “Peppa Pig” – and all that extra telly time during COVID-19 restrictions appears to be making the phenomenon more widespread.

Screen time limits were lifted as…

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