Friday, 26 September 2008

paper bag

Wednesday, September 24

Walking out of the station with a paper bag of groceries under my arm I feel so American. David Sedaris caught my Dutch accent almost immediately, but then he's a natural observer. Other US natives have been known to look suprised when I swore I was Dutch.

I wonder what this blog's accent sounds like.

2 comments:

sageweb said...

My grandma, was born in Amsterdam moved to the US when she was a teen. People say she has an accent, I don't hear it. Maybe because I am use to it.

Pogonophile said...

It's odd which things make one feel American (by dint of film and television). I feel American when I travel to have lunch in a cafe/diner with someone who's not a work colleague. Makes me feel like a native New Yorker.