Wall Street Journal: Peppa Pig, a Pandemic Favorite, Has American Children Acting British

Wall Street Journal: Peppa Pig, a Pandemic Favorite, Has American Children Acting British. “Like 5-year-old Dani, children across the U.S. have binge-watched ‘Peppa Pig’ over the past year. They are emerging from the pandemic with an unusual vocabulary and a British accent just like the show’s namesake character. The Peppa Effect, as some parents call it, already had some children snorting like pigs and using cheeky Britishisms before the pandemic. Then lockdowns sent screen-time limits out the door, and children gorged on the cartoon in a silo away from their usual social interactions, amplifying the effect.”

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