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Australian Woman Who Woke Up From Surgery With Irish Accent May Be Stuck With It for Life

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An Asian Australian woman who woke up with an Irish accent after undergoing surgery has been struggling to get her original accent back.

How it happened: Angie Yen, who lives in Brisbane, Queensland — and has never been to Ireland — had her tonsils removed on April 19. Nine days later, she woke up with “an Irish-sounding accent” she did not recognize.

Asians Just Took The Viral ‘This Is My Voice’ Challenge to a Whole Other Level

It has been a year of one social media trend after another and, just as 2018 was coming to a close, the #thisismyvoicechallenge erupted in popularity on video-sharing app Tik Tok.

In the viral challenge, Tik Tok users are shown exhibiting a change in their voice after being exposed to a variety of things, such as watching K-dramas or moving to a state with thick accents.

White Guy’s Vietnamese Accent is Apparently So Good People Aren’t Even Mad


A Caucasian man’s prank on a confused telemarketer by putting on a thick Vietnamese accent is going viral, and many commenters cannot help but commend for his accuracy.

The video, posted by Ramos Jakob, features a brown-haired White man in an office messing around with a telemarketer about a supposed car accident. He makes use of an over-the-top Vietnamese accent, wherein “f’s” and “p’s” are interchanged.