American parents claim children are talking like Brits because of Peppa Pig

American parents say their kids have started speaking with British accents because of cartoon Peppa Pig.

The children's TV show, which follows Peppa's life as she spends time with her family and animal friends, has been a huge global success.

And in the States, young viewers appear to be adopting her southern British accent and vocabulary after watching the show.

Dozens of parents have taken to Twitter over the phenomenon, which has been dubbed the "Peppa effect".

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