- Oct 2, 2006
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
Curiosities Emerge About Suspected Russian Agents
One explained her Russian-sounding accent by saying she was Belgian.
Many Americans don’t even know what the native languages of Belgians are, let alone be able to recognize accents of Belgians speaking English. So if you have an unrecognized accent, and you declare yourself Belgian, you may well get away with it among most Americans, and you'll be regarded with less suspicion than if you declare yourself Russian or anything else Slavic.
Spy accents: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets | The Economist
Now you know who I am :lol: